Contact Lenses

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 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 Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
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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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