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Contact Lenses

New Acuvue Lens Aims for Maximum Comfort

J&J says its latest offering—Oasys Max 1-Day—combats the disruptive effects of screen time. Both single vision and multifocal versions will be available at launch this fall.
June 15, 2022

B+L Launches Revive Custom Soft Contact Lenses

Diameter, base curve, axis and power can be tailored to fit patients with varying types of refractive error.
June 14, 2022

Ortho-K Lens Market Expects Growth in Next Few Years

By that time, nearly 50% of eyecare providers who don’t currently fit this modality plan to start.
June 10, 2022

Ortho-K, Multifocal Soft Lenses Top Glasses in Myopia Control

The two methods reduced disease progression and axial elongation.
June 9, 2022

Ortho-K Wearers May Struggle With Adherence

Kids stop using their lenses for various reasons, which clinicians must incorporate into their education.
June 8, 2022

Lid Wiper Microvascular Response Linked to Contact Lens Discomfort

Study shows these abnormalities represent distinctive vasculopathies in neophyte wearers.
May 27, 2022

Targeted Education Successful in Influencing Contact Lens Patient Behaviors

Proper wear and care habits should be initiated at the first fitting—and reinforced throughout use.
May 25, 2022

Contact Lens Wear Contributes to Friction-Induced OSD

Downward pressure during the blink squeezes away the tear film and predisposes the patient to lid wiper epitheliopathy, dryness and discomfort.
May 23, 2022

Older Contact Lens Candidates Could Use More Guidance

Only 25% of those studied wore multifocal lenses; the rest seemed amenable to additional counseling and instruction on the option.
April 22, 2022

Can UV-Blocking Contacts Mitigate Presbyopia?

A recent study suggests small gains in amplitude of accommodation are possible.
April 21, 2022