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New Scleral Lens ‘Microvault’ Option for Hard-to-fit Eyes

The custom feature generates an area of lift specific to the unique contour of the patient’s sclera, the manufacturer says.
August 25, 2023

Smaller Back Optic Zone Ortho-K Lenses Lead to Slower Axial Elongation, Research Finds

While the effect was most significant during the first six months of treatment, it lasted over the two-year study period.
August 14, 2023

No Significant IOP Change in Found Scleral Contact Lens Wear

Study shows that properly fitted designs are likely safe in young adults without glaucoma.
July 13, 2023

Multifocal Contacts No Threat to Kids’ Accommodation

Though some effect was observed in a recent study, there were no untoward consequences long-term after four and a half years of wear.
July 5, 2023

Neighborhood-level Factors Might Impact Microbial Keratitis

Patients with this condition from areas with more socioeconomic disadvantages were shown to have higher odds of presenting BCVA worse than 20/40.
June 21, 2023

B+L Hydration Boost CL Rehydrating Drops Now Available

The product offers wearers up to eight hours of moisture, the company says.
June 14, 2023

B+L Launches Infuse Multifocal Contact Lenses

The product aims to offer 16-hour moisture and clear vision transitions for patients with presbyopia, according to the company.
June 5, 2023

Myopia Control with Soft Multifocal Contact Lenses Benefits All Progression Rates

The BLINK Study suggests that this treatment modality for children is similar across the board and doesn’t affect comfort, focus or how well the eyes work together.
May 4, 2023

Take Note of Subjective Vision with Teens in Myopia Control Contacts

The visual impact of soft lenses for myopia might be perceived differently in younger vs. older children during the early period of wear.
May 3, 2023

Study Details Impediments to Ortho-K Wear Among Eligible Myopes

Younger age and shorter duration of corrective lens wear correlated with lower uptake. Older, more experienced patients were more amenable.
April 17, 2023