Contact Lenses

Study Illuminates Contact Lenses’ Impact on Dry Eyes

Silicone hydrogel materials don’t cause cytokine-driven inflammation.

Ortho-K Mildly Successful in Reducing Myopic Progression

Review proposes that initiation at an early age could have greater effects.

Toric Multifocal Contacts Without the Wait

B+L’s new lens can be fit right out of inventory.

Lid and Tear Film Clinical Markers Predict Contact Lens Discomfort

Meibomian gland morphology and secretions proven excellent discriminator of symptoms.

Don’t Hold Back on Steroids for Bacterial Keratitis

A high-dosage regimen was linked to better visual outcomes.

Glucose-monitoring Contact Lens Shelved

After years of research, developers couldn’t quite crack the technology.

An OK Solution For Myopic Patients

Orthokeratology may improve or maintain accommodative and binocular vision function in young adults.

New Acuvue Plan Lets Patients Pay Over Time

Extended payments, immediate benefits.

Experimental Contact Lens Combats Microbial Keratitis

Initial study found a 99% reduction in microorganism growth.

CooperVision Takes Aim at Barriers to Daily Disposable Success

New online tools identify opportunities and demonstrate effective patient education.

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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May 17-19, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye CareNashville, TN
Location: Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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