Contact Lenses

New Acuvue Lens Aims for Maximum Comfort

J&J says its latest offering—Oasys Max 1-Day—combats the disruptive effects of screen time. Both single vision and multifocal versions will be available at launch this fall.
06/15/2022

Improve Your Prowess with Bandage Soft Lenses

A review of the use of these therapeutic aids for myriad patient conditions.
06/15/2022

B+L Launches Revive Custom Soft Contact Lenses

Diameter, base curve, axis and power can be tailored to fit patients with varying types of refractive error.
06/14/2022

Ortho-K Lens Market Expects Growth in Next Few Years

By that time, nearly 50% of eyecare providers who don’t currently fit this modality plan to start.
06/10/2022

Ortho-K, Multifocal Soft Lenses Top Glasses in Myopia Control

The two methods reduced disease progression and axial elongation.
06/09/2022

Ortho-K Wearers May Struggle With Adherence

Kids stop using their lenses for various reasons, which clinicians must incorporate into their education.
06/08/2022

Lid Wiper Microvascular Response Linked to Contact Lens Discomfort

Study shows these abnormalities represent distinctive vasculopathies in neophyte wearers.
05/27/2022

Targeted Education Successful in Influencing Contact Lens Patient Behaviors

Proper wear and care habits should be initiated at the first fitting—and reinforced throughout use.
05/25/2022

Contact Lens Wear Contributes to Friction-Induced OSD

Downward pressure during the blink squeezes away the tear film and predisposes the patient to lid wiper epitheliopathy, dryness and discomfort.
05/23/2022

Older Contact Lens Candidates Could Use More Guidance

Only 25% of those studied wore multifocal lenses; the rest seemed amenable to additional counseling and instruction on the option.
04/22/2022

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here