Contact Lenses

Toric Lenses Work Almost All the Time

Nearly every astigmatic prescription in a huge database is amenable to contact lens correction.
09/21/2018

Orthokeratology a Boon for Quality of Life

Study says kids wearing myopia control lenses are more self-confident and outgoing.
09/19/2018

New Questionnaire Aims to Boost QoL Measures for Ortho-K

An online tool boasts advantages over paper forms.
09/18/2018

Toric Lenses: More Fits, Fewer Compromises

Additional parameters from B+L expand and simplify your options.
08/31/2018

Contact Lens Wear Leads to Microvascular Responses

Age, sex and duration of wear don’t seem to factor into the equation.
08/31/2018

Contact Lenses Down the Drain

Chemists say these materials disrupt the ecosystems of aquatic life—and possibly pollute our drinking water.
08/21/2018

Now That’s “Extended Wear”

A woman unwittingly kept a contact lens in her eye for nearly three decades.
08/17/2018

The Compromised Cornea: Take Cover

Bandage contact lenses are crucial for corneal protection, but can present both clinical and coding challenges. Here’s what you need to know.
08/15/2018

Polish Up Your Practice: Today’s Contact Lens Surfaces

Sometimes it pays to be superficial—at least when it comes to contact lens advances. These surface treatments can increase patient comfort.
08/15/2018

Corneal—and Coding—Protection

Billing for a bandage contact lens is simple—until it isn’t. Here’s how to do it correctly.
08/15/2018

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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