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Deterring Discomfort Dropouts  5/15/2017

Eye care professionals battle contact lens discomfort (CLD) management on a daily basis. According to one survey about discontinuation of contact lens wear, 45% of those surveyed dropped out of wear within the first year, and 47% cited discomfort as the primary reason for dropping out. Studies show that nearly 15% to 30% of contact lens wearers drop out each year. One ...

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Refractive Surgery Fallout: GPs to the Rescue  3/15/2017

Gas permeable lenses are an effective option for overcoming refractive surgery  complications.
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Specialty Contact Lenses: Treat Your Keratoconus Patients Right  3/15/2017

Here’s an in-depth look at the wide range of options now available.
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Treating Infantile Aphakia: Think GPs  2/15/2017

This lens modality is a great alternative to soft contact lens correction.
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The Toric Toolbox: Don’t Forget GPs  11/15/2016

To bolster confidence, let’s review the basics of toric GP fitting.
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Don’t Forget to Check the Lids  10/15/2016

While always important to lens wear, the eyelids also play a vital role in GP lens success.
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Case Report: Look Before You Judge  6/15/2016

The most unique cases sometimes present as the most mundane.
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Fitting Rigid Lenses After Refractive Surgery  6/15/2016

Corneal and scleral GP lenses cover the ‘last mile’ for patients who need correction after LASIK and PRK.
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Springtime for Sclerals  3/15/2016

Once considered antiquated, this design has recently flourished as a way to help patients with ocular surface disease. 
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Good Chemistry  2/15/2016

Are you up to date on pairing GP lenses and solutions? Here's a look at what makes a perfect match.
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Solution Savers  2/15/2016

Lens care can make or break the contact lens experience for patients. Here's how to tip the odds in favor of success.
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A Lens for Every Eye: Custom Contact Lenses  9/15/2015

Successfully fitting hard-to-fit eyes is key to growing your specialty lens practice.
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GPs: Are You Making Good Use of Diagnostic Fitting Sets?  9/15/2015

An expert walks you through the finer points of the process to help you achieve better results.
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The Pesky Presbyope  6/15/2015

Patients wearing multifocals are just as apt to experience problems as those wearing single vision lenses. But the solutions they need are entirely different.
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A 'Coherent' Strategy for Fitting Scleral Lenses  5/15/2015

OCT: It's not just for retina anymore!
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Troubleshooting GP Complications  4/15/2015

Many GP lens problems are easily resolved once identified.
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Dry Spell  3/15/2015

Be sure to consider a variety of possible contributors when evaluating patients for GP lens-related dryness.
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In Brief  3/15/2015

Here's a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.
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In Search of Standards  3/15/2015

The ISO recently announced a new method to assess the safety of contact lens products. Will the FDA follow suit?
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Telescopic Scleral Lenses May Ease AMD Burden  3/15/2015

A telescopic lens design may give AMD patients a more subtle way to improve their vision.
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Don't Play the Percentages  1/15/2015

"Industry norms" are at best a distraction, at worst an irresponsible way to set goals.
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Seven Simple Secrets to Scleral Success  1/15/2015

Are you intimidated by this resurgent modality? You don't have to be. When fitting scleral lenses, keep these handy tips in mind.
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Sticky Situation  1/15/2015

Do your patients get mucus buildup on their scleral lenses? Here's one way to remove it.
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Who's a Candidate for Scleral Lenses?  1/15/2015

These specialty lenses are no longer just for the irregular cornea.
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