Contact Lenses

Seemingly Fine CL Wearers May Have Health Woes

Study found 52% of patients had at least one undiagnosed issue.
03/27/2020

IOP Readings Over Bandage Lenses Possible

Eye pressure measurements were about the same with and without the protective lenses.
03/26/2020

Scleral Lens Reservoirs Harbor Inflammatory Markers

Other inflammation markers, including IL-4 and IL-8, had only modest upticks.
03/25/2020

Warming Masks Can Ease CL Discomfort

Dry eye parameters were the same for participants who used compresses and those who used drops.
03/24/2020

COVID-19: Hand-Washing Crucial for CL Wearers

Patients must always be hygienic, but in the face of a pandemic, they must be especially vigilant.
03/19/2020

Ortho-K May Keep Patients in Contacts

These overnight devices could help reduce discomfort.
03/17/2020

Fenestrated Scleral Lenses Increase IOP

Pressure went back down after removal and hovered around pre-insertion levels.
03/17/2020

What OCT Can Offer Your Specialty Lens Fits

This technology is especially useful for customizing the design and troubleshooting any associated conditions.
03/15/2020

Contact Lenses Disrupt Corneal Cells in Mild Dry Eye

Changes in corneal dendritic and sub-basal nerve cells may help guide therapy.
03/12/2020

PROSE Scleral Device Beneficial For LSCD

CDVA improved even in cases of moderate severity.
03/11/2020

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