Contact Lenses

Multifocal CLs Most Effective Early in Myopia’s Course

This approach worked best before the condition intensified; older kids were equally amenable to several corrective lens interventions.
01/26/2022

Time to Reclaim the “Rigid Lens” Moniker, Experts Argue

Replacing this descriptive term with the more commercially palatable “gas permeable” label is confusing and inaccurate, an editorial suggests.
01/24/2022

Adjustable Scleral Lens Suits More Corneal Shapes and Conditions

Enhancements to the SynergEyes VS expand its versatility and performance, the manufacturer says.
01/21/2022

New Algorithm Assesses Meibomian Glands in Scleral Lens Wearers

This method is objective and repeatable, researchers suggest.
01/11/2022

Blue/Violet-Filtering Lenses Help Those with Low Contrast Sensitivity

However, they negatively affected those with high CS.
12/31/2021

Binocular Vision Disorders Increase Chances of CL Dissatisfaction

Affected patients are more likely to drop out of lens wear, study shows.
11/30/2021

Online Vendors Getting Better at Spectacle Rx Results

Only about one-tenth of current orders had optical quality issues, compared with 45% in a 2011 study.
11/08/2021

Modern SiHy Designs Earn Good Marks for Ocular Health

Earlier versions didn’t fare as well when evaluated by conjunctival staining and other markers, research suggests.
11/01/2021

Overnight Contact Lens Wearers Exhibit Limbal Vasculature Changes

Anterior segment OCT-A was able to help pinpoint these alterations, study shows.
10/11/2021

Water Exposure Through Storage Cases May Contaminate Soft Lenses

Not surprisingly, those with the highest levels of bacteria belonged to participants with poorer hygiene compliance.
10/08/2021