Contact Lenses

How Contact Lenses Contribute to Dry Eye

Learn about their impact on the fragile structure of the tear film, which patients are at greatest risk and the options available to alleviate symptoms.

Myopia Control with Soft Multifocal Contact Lenses Benefits All Progression Rates

The BLINK Study suggests that this treatment modality for children is similar across the board and doesn’t affect comfort, focus or how well the eyes work together.

Take Note of Subjective Vision with Teens in Myopia Control Contacts

The visual impact of soft lenses for myopia might be perceived differently in younger vs. older children during the early period of wear.

Study Details Impediments to Ortho-K Wear Among Eligible Myopes

Younger age and shorter duration of corrective lens wear correlated with lower uptake. Older, more experienced patients were more amenable.

Ortho-K Lenses Have Minimal Effect on Ocular Surface

No significant difference was observed in meibomian gland loss or noninvasive average tear film break-up time.

Good Safety Profile Found in Pediatric Soft Contact Lens Wear

Children weren’t at greater risk for infection compared with adults, adding another point for this modality as a strong choice for myopia management.

Visionary Optics Launches Scleral Lens with Simpler Fitting Process

The design allows practitioners to adjust zone parameters one at a time.

Alcon to Launch Total30 Toric Contact Lens

The “water gradient” material is designed to maintain its moisture all month long.

Daily Disposable Wearers Understand Risks but Don’t Modify Behavior in Response

Study shows that more individualized patient education may help curb improper usage with this modality, such as lens reuse and overnight wear.

New Biotrue Hydration Boost Drops for Soft and GP Lenses

B+L says that the solution matches the pH of healthy tears.

Upcoming Events

June 13, 2023

All Eyes on Evaporation
Location: Virtual
Speaker: Ranjan Malhotra, MD, FACS, and Kelly Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO
Webinar: 8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 21, 2023

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Del Frisco's Washington, DC
Speakers: Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO, and Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO
Dinner/Presentation: 7:00pm EST

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 22, 2023

All Eyes on Evaporation
Location: Mastro's Steakhouse Washington, DC
Speakers: Melissa Barnett, OD, and Paul Karpecki, OD
Dinner/Presentation: 7:00pm EST

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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