Contact Lenses

CLs for Myopia Control: Slow Growth

Only 2.3% of pediatric lens fits are for myopia, but that number is slowly increasing.
07/16/2019

MG Width Not a Factor in Contact Lens Wear

Narrower glands may produce abnormal meibum, predisposing the patient to ocular surface complications.
07/04/2019

Certain Corneal Cells Not Influenced by CL Wear

Still, younger patients may have a lower density in their central corneal cell makeup.
07/04/2019

Cosmetics Affect Contact Lens Parameters

Makeup removers and mascara are the two biggest offenders.
07/01/2019

Keeping in Contact

A 27-year-old female presented to office urgently with a red, painful left eye of three days’ duration.
06/15/2019

Scleral Lenses May Mask Keratoconus Progression

Corneal flattening observed in both non-CXL and CXL eyes after two and five hours of wear.
06/05/2019

Study: Contact Lenses Adverse Effects Rare in Children

Researchers say the devices can help slow myopia.
05/29/2019

Device Helps Track Contact Lens-related Discomfort

Akin to a step counter for lens awareness, the tool may help reveal early symptoms of dry eye.
05/28/2019

FTC Seeks Comments on Contact Lens Rule Changes

Suggested updates include digital prescription copy confirmation, stricter rules on robocalls.
05/15/2019

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.
05/03/2019

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
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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