Contact Lenses

Large GP Lenses Good Option for Refractive Astigmatism

Study found 75% of wearers preferred vision in this modality over soft torics.
05/10/2018

Tinted Contact Lenses May Treat Color Blindness

Adding an inexpensive dye can enhance color perception, study says.
05/09/2018

Multifocal Contacts May Cause Myopic or Hyperopic Defocus

While the modality may be beneficial for treating myopia in some young adults, it’s not perfect.
05/08/2018

‘Helper' Bacteria Assist in Staph. Colonization of Lens Cases

Targeting certain below-the-radar bacteria could help inhibit contamination in CL wearers.
05/03/2018

CL Discomfort: The Lessons of the Lipids

Fatty acids are implicated in tear instability, and inflammatory mediators could reveal vulnerable patients early.
05/03/2018

Scleral Lens Wear Increases IOP

This modality is helpful in many cases, but practitioners should still monitor patients closely.
05/03/2018

Contact Lens Wearers Reveal Dropout Secrets

Compliance doesn’t seem to be a factor, study finds.
05/03/2018

SCOPE Out Scleral Advantages

Study group finds positive outcomes for scleral lens wear.
05/03/2018

Ultra Contact Lenses Approved for Extended Wear

Your patients can now wear these lenses for up to seven days.
05/02/2018

AI Provides Contact Lens Advice

A new chatbot promotes Acuvue lenses through Facebook Messenger.
04/30/2018

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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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)
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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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