Contact Lenses

Study Illuminates Contact Lenses’ Impact on Dry Eyes

Silicone hydrogel materials don’t cause cytokine-driven inflammation.
01/09/2019

Ortho-K Mildly Successful in Reducing Myopic Progression

Review proposes that initiation at an early age could have greater effects.
12/06/2018

Toric Multifocal Contacts Without the Wait

B+L’s new lens can be fit right out of inventory.
12/05/2018

Lid and Tear Film Clinical Markers Predict Contact Lens Discomfort

Meibomian gland morphology and secretions proven excellent discriminator of symptoms.
11/30/2018

Don’t Hold Back on Steroids for Bacterial Keratitis

A high-dosage regimen was linked to better visual outcomes.
11/29/2018

Glucose-monitoring Contact Lens Shelved

After years of research, developers couldn’t quite crack the technology.
11/20/2018

An OK Solution For Myopic Patients

Orthokeratology may improve or maintain accommodative and binocular vision function in young adults.
10/24/2018

New Acuvue Plan Lets Patients Pay Over Time

Extended payments, immediate benefits.
10/23/2018

Experimental Contact Lens Combats Microbial Keratitis

Initial study found a 99% reduction in microorganism growth.
10/03/2018

CooperVision Takes Aim at Barriers to Daily Disposable Success

New online tools identify opportunities and demonstrate effective patient education.
09/28/2018

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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