Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses Not Likely to Induce Pinguecula

Safer materials and UV blocking filters in newer products could be preventing problems, researchers say.
03/14/2019

Keratoconus Severity Guides Contact Lens Selection

A new study helps ODs match the right lens to these sensitive patients.
03/06/2019

Bandage Lenses Validated as Post-LASIK Treatment

Patients felt less discomfort and experienced reduced intense wound healing response.
02/22/2019

Corneoscleral Contact Lenses Safe for Keratoconus

Cornea’s viscoelasticity didn’t change after one year of use.
02/20/2019

Daily Disposables Safest Modality for Ocular Surface

Proinflammatory cytokine levels are less.
02/06/2019

Eye Mask Could Extend CL Wear Time, Bruder Says

New heat compress is specifically geared to contact lens wearers.
01/31/2019

Leukocytes May Cause Scleral Lens Fogging

Hypoxia, especially with high corneal vaults, triggers white blood cell recruitment.
01/31/2019

Study: Scleral Lenses Thin Cornea

Even short-term use can have deleterious effects on the anterior segment’s structure.
01/28/2019

Diabetes Patients Fare Worse With Contact Lenses

The disease can lead to elevated risk of corneal damage.
01/23/2019

Toric Contact Lenses: Worth the Effort

Visual acuity and eyestrain were better compared with spherical lenses.
01/22/2019

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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
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Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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16th Annual OCCRS Educational Symposium
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