Contact Lenses

'Laser Eye' Lenses Work Like Futuristic Barcode Scanners

The wearable devices show potential uses for security, according to study.

Alcon Raises Visibility of Multifocal Contact Lenses

New consumer ad program seeks to drive public interest.

Sclerals Linked to Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Poor lens hygiene puts keratoconus patients at an increased risk.

B+L Expands Toric Correction Options

More patients can get same-day service with this product line extension.

Onefit Sclerals Cleared for Dry Eye

When manufactured in Contamac’s Optimum materials, these designs get the nod for therapeutic use.

Seeing Synergy in Contact Lens Development

A US-Australia collaboration will merge advances in materials and optics.

Bitangential Mini-scleral Lenses Show Promise

This new modality could be beneficial for irregular corneas.

What Causes Lid Wiper Changes During CL Wear?

New research points to a potential culprit.

Contact Lens Sensor Variables Linked With VF Progression

Research suggests 24-hour measurements may be superior to in-office IOP for patients with open-angle glaucoma.

LASIK Beats Contact Lenses in Key Areas

Surgery provides better night driving and overall satisfaction, researchers found.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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