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Solutions and Lens Care





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Five Ways to Connect Lens Care with Comfort  5/15/2017

Whether you’re working with a first-time contact lens patient or an existing wearer who is having difficulties, you need to play every card you hold if you want to win them over to long-term lens wear. During the contact lens fitting process, the influence of case systems on comfort is often sidelined for a proper fit and correction, and with a 24% contact lens dropout rate directly due ...
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It's All About the Tear Film  5/15/2017

We love our contact lenses. They improve our vision and looks while also helping us win on the athletic field. But we also hate our contact lenses, especially when they cause ocular irritation. Successful contact lens wear is multifactorial, and one of the leading factors is lens wettability. Research shows a dysfunctional tear film is associated with complaints of ocular discomfort and ...

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News  5/15/2017

Here is a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.
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Passive Verification Doesn’t Work  5/15/2017

It’s been over a decade since the Federal Trade Commission mandated the Contact Lens Rule. Its intent is to allow patients the right to purchase contact lenses from the seller of their choice, whether a health care provider or other source, including online. The intentions are worthy. However, most of us would agree that it just doesn’t work in its current ...

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Combating Online Contact Lens Sales  2/15/2017

We must stand together to protect healthy vision and responsible enterprise.
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MMWR and Contact Lens Alerts  10/15/2016

Timely information on these issues is at our fingertips, thanks to the CDC.

 

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Turning a Negative into a Positive  9/15/2016

Knowing your contact lens infections and how to keep patients happy is key to keeping them in the practice.


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Brimonidine Breakup  6/15/2016

Consider these alternative uses for this common glaucoma treatment.
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In Brief  3/15/2016

Here's a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.


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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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In Brief  2/15/2016

Here's a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.
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Lipid-binding Differences Noted  2/15/2016

Cholesterol deposition could affect contact lens wear.
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Reality Check: How FDA Testing Falls Short  2/15/2016

Outdated FDA protocols don't account for real-world usage, newer lens materials and virulent organisms. Proposed updates could bring big changes.
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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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CDC Report Notes Widespread Lens Care Noncompliance  9/15/2015

Virtually all CL wearers engage in some form of risky behavior concerning lens care.
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In Brief  6/15/2015

Here's a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.
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Even Good Compliance May Not Eradicate Fungi  5/15/2015

Certain fungi may be resistant to even proper lens care methods. 
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Kids Aren't Short Adults: Tips for Fitting Young Contact Lens Wearers  5/15/2015

Prescribing contact lenses to children requires a vastly different approach compared to adults. Here are some things to keep in mind.
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Five Steps to Increase Contact Lens Adherence  4/15/2015

Getting patients to comply with lens wear and care guidelines is a well-known battle. Here are some points to make it a little easier.
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Special Care Keeps Specialty Lens Wearers Safe  4/15/2015

Contact lens care is a vital step to the continued safety and health of the contact lens patient. So how does lens care differ in the case of sclerals and other specialty lenses?
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The Great Silicone Cover Up  4/15/2015

A new lens surfacing option improves wettability and lubricity. How does it work?
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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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How to Incorporate Scleral Lenses Into Your Practice  1/15/2015

Turning your interest in scleral lenses into a successful practice-builder requires more than just knowing how to fit them.
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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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