Contact Lenses

Lens Case Care is Key For Ortho-K Upkeep

Using cylindrical cases, replaced monthly, significantly reduces risk of contamination.

Inflammation Risk High in Early CL Wear

Disturbance in biomarker concentrations found only within first two years.

The Dangers and the Diagnosis of CLMK

Despite many advances, the threat of contact lens-related microbial keratitis (CLMK) has not retreated.

Don't Miss Out on Multifocals

These devices can be a practice builder, not a spirit breaker. Here’s how.

Bill Calls for Direct Contact Lens Prescription Verification

New legislation seeks to cut the cord on automated phone systems.

Colored Contacts Can Up the Odds of Infection

Designs with pigment near the surface can result in direct contact with the conjunctiva or cornea.

Contact Lenses Implicated in Visual Fatigue

The modality, moreso than glasses, yields larger accommodative lag and variability.

Low-add Lenses Alleviate Accommodative Lag

Distance vision and contract weren’t compromised in non-presbyopes.

CLs for Myopia Control: Slow Growth

Only 2.3% of pediatric lens fits are for myopia, but that number is slowly increasing.

MG Width Not a Factor in Contact Lens Wear

Narrower glands may produce abnormal meibum, predisposing the patient to ocular surface complications.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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