After a Boston keratoprosthesis (KPro) implantation, many patients are prescribed extended-wear soft contact lenses to protect the cornea and minimize complications such as infections, epithelial defects and stromal melt. However, these lenses are usually standard for every patient, and clinicians do not evaluate the fit. One study found that merely five out of 16 patients ...
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More patients than you might think can benefit from this contact lens modality.
From infancy to adolescence, contact lenses prove a viable and beneficial treatment option for a range of conditions.
Remain current with technological advancement so your patients and practices can thrive.
Irregular cornea patients in particular can enjoy the many benefits that accompany fitting scleral lenses.
Keep these conditions in mind to prevent or rectify potential obstacles to a successful fit.
Does a relatively new phenomenon help explain contact lens discomfort?
Timely information on these issues is at our fingertips, thanks to the CDC.
Know the signs, symptoms and treatment options for CLIDE and non-obvious MGD.
What are practitioners doing to prevent this common formation and the risk it poses to contact lens wearers?
When a patient at risk presents, how do you keep them free of problems?
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Cholesterol deposition could affect contact lens wear.
Lens care can make or break the contact lens experience for patients. Here's how to tip the odds in favor of success.
Certain contact lens materials may inhibit treatment of ocular surface disease.
Here's a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.
Specialty lenses and properly priced professional expertise can boost the revenue in your contact lens business.
Break the habit of narrowly defining patients by their chief complaint and you'll improve your opportunities to promote contact lens wear.
The CDC's latest MMWR reveals that contact lens compliance is embarrassingly low. What can we do about it?
Just because something works once doesn’t mean that it always will, or that it could never be surpassed by something even better.
New lens materials and technologies are making their way into the market. Here's a refresher on the latest available to your patients.
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Managing occasional allergy symptoms is just as important as alleviating persistent problems in preventing contact lens dropout.