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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

Ortho-K Lenses Have Minimal Effect on Ocular Surface

No significant difference was observed in meibomian gland loss or noninvasive average tear film break-up time.
April 6, 2023

Good Safety Profile Found in Pediatric Soft Contact Lens Wear

Children weren’t at greater risk for infection compared with adults, adding another point for this modality as a strong choice for myopia management.
March 10, 2023

Visionary Optics Launches Scleral Lens with Simpler Fitting Process

The design allows practitioners to adjust zone parameters one at a time.
February 2, 2023

Alcon to Launch Total30 Toric Contact Lens

The “water gradient” material is designed to maintain its moisture all month long.
January 8, 2023

Daily Disposable Wearers Understand Risks but Don’t Modify Behavior in Response

Study shows that more individualized patient education may help curb improper usage with this modality, such as lens reuse and overnight wear.
January 4, 2023

New Biotrue Hydration Boost Drops for Soft and GP Lenses

B+L says that the solution matches the pH of healthy tears.
December 30, 2022

Study Evaluates Scleral Lens Practice Trends

Most lenses prescribed are at least 16mm in diameter with an advanced landing zone design, and hydrogen peroxide disinfectants are most often recommended.
November 15, 2022