Contact Lenses

Myopia Control: Decisions and Discussions

Follow along with a hypothetical case to learn how to better navigate the options with patients and parents.
01/15/2020

Epithelial Thickness Unchanged in Daily CL Wear

Corneal curvature variations were also not detected.
12/26/2019

Big Pupils, Big Distortions for Multifocal Wearers

Research may help explain some patients’ contact lens dissatisfaction.
12/23/2019

Lid Exfoliation Aids in Contact Lens Comfort

This treatment counteracted negative side effects associated with lens wear.
12/17/2019

Minisclerals Pose Visual Challenges Over Time

An increase in post-lens fluid negatively influenced low-contrast visual acuity.
12/13/2019

Contact Lenses For Myopia: Benefits Outweigh Risks

Ten years of childhood contact lens wear has a lower likelihood of MK than any risk of visual impairment.
12/10/2019

Scleral Lenses May Curb Bacterial Growth

More than 65% of wearers had no conjunctival pathogens vs. 20% of non-lens wearers.
12/04/2019

Daily Disposables Cause Minimal Inflammation

By contrast, both hydrogel and silicone hydrogel reusable lenses showed increased cytokine levels.
11/29/2019

Handling, Discomfort Top Causes of Scleral Dropout

Still, 73% of patients successfully wore the lenses for more than a year.
11/28/2019

Tear Layer Reaction Varies with Scleral Lens Wear

The thickest areas were found in the temporal region.
11/28/2019

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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