The FDA has completely revised its contact lens solution testing—a dramatic step forward in ensuring patient safety.
Early impressions of a new eyelid cleansing option to help keep your patients’ eyes clean and microbe-free.
Improper lens care by your GP wearers can lead to expensive, unnecessary remakes. Educate patients on proper care techniques to prevent these costly situations.
Heavy mucin build-up can complicate scleral lens wear. A few quick cleaning tips can reduce mucous production and improve long-term success.
Clinical tips to keep contact lens wearers complication-free.
Contact lens solutions have the potential to cause a wide range of complications.
The cost of non-compliance can be much higher than we think.
Take a step back and revisit the basics of contact lens solutions.
Promote healthy daily disposable contact lens use.
Careful patient selection and education can make this a viable option for more people than you might believe.
Can we finally tackle the challenge of patient dropout with an emphasis on contact lens “lubricity” and its effect on comfort?
Five doctors, five opinions on the ideal contact lens replacement schedule.
This patient developed medicamentosa from chronic, long-term oxymetazoline use.
Consider a preservative-free option when appropriate.
It’s both! Or at least it has the potential to be. Here’s a closer look at the concepts.
A new subdivision separating silicone hydrogels into their own lens category is the first step in addressing the need to test solutions with lenses.
Contact lens solutions will now be subjected to more comprehensive “real world” testing.
Clinical observations and scientific data lead this optometrist to believe it’s well over time to seize the opportunity that daily lens replacement offers.
New breakthroughs in OTC drops, anti-inflammatory therapies and nutrition may help practitioners better treat recalcitrant dry eye.
Here is a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.
The past decade has highlighted the need to revise solution testing to evaluate safety measures and
potential hygienic behaviors.
Consider artificial tears as the “first responders” when treating patients who present with ocular discomfort.
From non-preserved saline solutions to eliminating bubbles before insertion, gas-permeable lenses have their own rules for successful wear.