Contact Lenses

Toric Lenses Work Almost All the Time

Nearly every astigmatic prescription in a huge database is amenable to contact lens correction.

Orthokeratology a Boon for Quality of Life

Study says kids wearing myopia control lenses are more self-confident and outgoing.

New Questionnaire Aims to Boost QoL Measures for Ortho-K

An online tool boasts advantages over paper forms.

Toric Lenses: More Fits, Fewer Compromises

Additional parameters from B+L expand and simplify your options.

Contact Lens Wear Leads to Microvascular Responses

Age, sex and duration of wear don’t seem to factor into the equation.

Contact Lenses Down the Drain

Chemists say these materials disrupt the ecosystems of aquatic life—and possibly pollute our drinking water.

Now That’s “Extended Wear”

A woman unwittingly kept a contact lens in her eye for nearly three decades.

The Compromised Cornea: Take Cover

Bandage contact lenses are crucial for corneal protection, but can present both clinical and coding challenges. Here’s what you need to know.

Polish Up Your Practice: Today’s Contact Lens Surfaces

Sometimes it pays to be superficial—at least when it comes to contact lens advances. These surface treatments can increase patient comfort.

Corneal—and Coding—Protection

Billing for a bandage contact lens is simple—until it isn’t. Here’s how to do it correctly.

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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