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Contact Lenses

Limbus Helps Reduce Peripheral Swelling in CL Wearers

Study found a lower oxygen demand at the periphery of the cornea vs. the center.
July 3, 2020

FTC Finalizes Hot Button Contact Lens Rule

Prescribers will now have to document and confirm patients received their prescriptions.
June 26, 2020

IOP Changes in Scleral Wear Negligible

The increase found after lens removal was clinically and statistically insignificant.
June 15, 2020

Corneoscleral Lenses May Help Keratoplasty Patients

The devices had better visual outcomes and were well tolerated, a study shows.
June 8, 2020

Study: Deposits Don’t Create Discomfort

Asymptomatic lens wearers were actually more likely to have lipid deposition.
June 5, 2020

New Method Removes Pollutants From Contact Lenses

The polymer-on-polymer technique was equal to or better than rinsing and rubbing.
June 2, 2020

Review Highlights Safety of Artificial Tears, Rewetting Drops

Both can improve the contact lens wearing experience and ocular surface health.
May 22, 2020

Ortho-K May Pose Ocular Surface Risks

Younger patients sustained negative effects depending on the length of use.
May 12, 2020

CL Comfort Tied to Vascular Response

Non-wearers show increased blood flow velocity and vessel density.
May 1, 2020

Multifocals Improve Near and Intermediate Visual Acuity

This modality could play a role in presbyopic correction for eyes with monofocal IOL implants.
April 27, 2020