Contact Lenses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Boost Your First-fit Success Rates

Here’s how to prevent and address common reasons for dropout in new contact lens wearers.

Custom Soft Lenses for Irregular Astigmatism

Know when to consider this option for your patient’s corneas.

Understanding the Influence of Water Content in Soft Lenses

A deep dive into how the dual goals of comfort and safety, once at odds, have largely been tackled.

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.

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June 4, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, and Jessica Steen, OD
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June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
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Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
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Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
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