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Contact Lenses

Infuse Contact Lenses Now Available for Astigmatism

The toric option features the same moisturizing formula inspired by DEWS II findings as the multifocal and spherical.
June 10, 2024

Multifocal CL Power Profiles May Differ From Labeling, Study Finds

Both distance and add power sometimes didn’t match the anticipated values. This may be due to the challenges of categorizing lens designs using predefined parameters, researchers suggest.
June 4, 2024

Reading Speed, Gaze Behavior Differs Between Types of Presbyopia Correction

Researchers observed variance in head movements between wearers of single-vision contact lenses, multifocal CLs and progressive addition lenses.
April 10, 2024

Two Parameters Associated with Comfort in Soft CL Wear

These included decreased lid wiper epitheliopathy and lower tear meniscus height. Additionally, lower levels of staining were linked to higher comfort scores.
April 2, 2024

Contact Lens Ordering App Debuts

Alcon’s Marlo service keeps ECPs in control of the experience. The company augmented the platform with new features this week.
March 1, 2024

Spectacle Wear Increased, Contact Lens Wear Decreased Post COVID-19

Based on this finding, study suggests glasses may be preferred for screen time activities and CLs for mask wear.
December 5, 2023

Alcon Adds Multifocal Option to Total30 Line

The company says the new lens is designed to maintain hydration and comfort throughout a month of wear.
October 10, 2023

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