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 ...
Gas permeable lenses are an effective option for overcoming refractive surgery complications.
Here’s an in-depth look at the wide range of options now available.
This lens modality is a great alternative to soft contact lens correction.
To bolster confidence, let’s review the basics of toric GP fitting.
While always important to lens wear, the eyelids also play a vital role in GP lens success.
The most unique cases sometimes present as the most mundane.
Corneal and scleral GP lenses cover the ‘last mile’ for patients who need correction after LASIK and PRK.
Once considered antiquated, this design has recently flourished as a way to help patients with ocular surface disease.
Are you up to date on pairing GP lenses and solutions? Here's a look at what makes a perfect match.
Lens care can make or break the contact lens experience for patients. Here's how to tip the odds in favor of success.
Successfully fitting hard-to-fit eyes is key to growing your specialty lens practice.
An expert walks you through the finer points of the process to help you achieve better results.
Patients wearing multifocals are just as apt to experience problems as those wearing single vision lenses. But the solutions they need are entirely different.
OCT: It's not just for retina anymore!
Many GP lens problems are easily resolved once identified.
Be sure to consider a variety of possible contributors when evaluating patients for GP lens-related dryness.
Here's a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.
The ISO recently announced a new method to assess the safety of contact lens products. Will the FDA follow suit?
A telescopic lens design may give AMD patients a more subtle way to improve their vision.
"Industry norms" are at best a distraction, at worst an irresponsible way to set goals.
Are you intimidated by this resurgent modality? You don't have to be. When fitting scleral lenses, keep these handy tips in mind.
Do your patients get mucus buildup on their scleral lenses? Here's one way to remove it.
These specialty lenses are no longer just for the irregular cornea.