Contact Lenses

CLs for Myopia Control: Slow Growth

Only 2.3% of pediatric lens fits are for myopia, but that number is slowly increasing.

MG Width Not a Factor in Contact Lens Wear

Narrower glands may produce abnormal meibum, predisposing the patient to ocular surface complications.

Certain Corneal Cells Not Influenced by CL Wear

Still, younger patients may have a lower density in their central corneal cell makeup.

Cosmetics Affect Contact Lens Parameters

Makeup removers and mascara are the two biggest offenders.

Keeping in Contact

A 27-year-old female presented to office urgently with a red, painful left eye of three days’ duration.

Scleral Lenses May Mask Keratoconus Progression

Corneal flattening observed in both non-CXL and CXL eyes after two and five hours of wear.

Study: Contact Lenses Adverse Effects Rare in Children

Researchers say the devices can help slow myopia.

Device Helps Track Contact Lens-related Discomfort

Akin to a step counter for lens awareness, the tool may help reveal early symptoms of dry eye.

FTC Seeks Comments on Contact Lens Rule Changes

Suggested updates include digital prescription copy confirmation, stricter rules on robocalls.

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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