Contact Lenses

New Acuvue Lens Aims for Maximum Comfort

J&J says its latest offering—Oasys Max 1-Day—combats the disruptive effects of screen time. Both single vision and multifocal versions will be available at launch this fall.

Improve Your Prowess with Bandage Soft Lenses

A review of the use of these therapeutic aids for myriad patient conditions.

B+L Launches Revive Custom Soft Contact Lenses

Diameter, base curve, axis and power can be tailored to fit patients with varying types of refractive error.

Ortho-K Lens Market Expects Growth in Next Few Years

By that time, nearly 50% of eyecare providers who don’t currently fit this modality plan to start.

Ortho-K, Multifocal Soft Lenses Top Glasses in Myopia Control

The two methods reduced disease progression and axial elongation.

Ortho-K Wearers May Struggle With Adherence

Kids stop using their lenses for various reasons, which clinicians must incorporate into their education.

Lid Wiper Microvascular Response Linked to Contact Lens Discomfort

Study shows these abnormalities represent distinctive vasculopathies in neophyte wearers.

Targeted Education Successful in Influencing Contact Lens Patient Behaviors

Proper wear and care habits should be initiated at the first fitting—and reinforced throughout use.

Contact Lens Wear Contributes to Friction-Induced OSD

Downward pressure during the blink squeezes away the tear film and predisposes the patient to lid wiper epitheliopathy, dryness and discomfort.

Older Contact Lens Candidates Could Use More Guidance

Only 25% of those studied wore multifocal lenses; the rest seemed amenable to additional counseling and instruction on the option.

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here