March 2012


New Additions to the Surgical Toolbox

With the advent of new technology, today’s eye care practitioners must sort through new options when selecting a treatment plan for presbyopia.

How to Address CLIDE

Dry eye symptoms in contact lens wearing patients can present in several ways. Fortunately, there are also several ways to uniquely treat each presentation.

A How-To Guide: Starting Your Own Specialty Practice

Your success as an independent practice lies in your ability to set yourself apart from others.

Just in Case

Proper and effective lens case management is vital to your patient’s eye health.


Controversies in Care

Toric Soft Lenses and Astigmatism

Proceedings from a live interactive webinar event, attended by several of the industry’s most renowned contact lens practitioners.

Derail Dropouts

Ocular Allergies: Treat It and Fit It!

For contact lens wearers who suffer from allergic conjunctivitis, a simple two-tiered approach can provide long-lasting comfort.

Down on the Pharm

It’s Time for Testosterone

When traditional treatment options don’t work, androgen therapy may be one option.


A Daunting Task

Study design flaws, inadequate data samples and undiagnosed cases make calculating device complication rates and associated risks a challenge.

Gas-Permeable Strategies

Part II: Troubleshooting Astigmatism

Customizing scleral lenses might be a solution for your astigmatic patient.

Lens Care Update

Considering Lens Diameter

As large diameter GP lenses become an essential tool, practitioners must take the time to fully understand the design.

Naked Eye

The Other Side of the Lens

Practitioners should keep tabs on new contact lens innovation such as drug delivery.


In the News

Here is a snapshot of what is happening in the industry.

Out of the Box

Always Charge for Your Expertise

It is always appropriate and warranted to charge for your medical knowledge.

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