October 2011


The Influence of Wavefront Aberrations

With the data from new wavefront technology, a soft contact lens designed to correct the spherical aberration of the eye may be in the near future.

New Equipment Sees the Cornea Better

Corneal topographers and tomographers can vastly improve clinical biomircroscopic evaluations to better diagnose and monitor corneal disease.

eRx: The Future of Prescribing

The future of prescribing is now electronic, and the shift will make life easier for both patients and practitioners.

Plug the Cash Flow Leak

Advertising a clear payment policy upfront will help you bring a positive cash flow into your practice.


Derail Dropouts

Punctal Occlusion and Contact Lenses

For contact lens wearers who suffer from dry eye, punctual occlusion can offer immediate comfort.

Down on the Pharm

A New Treatment for MS

With the looming threat of macular edema, the eye care practitioner will need to be an integral part of any MS management team.


Another Vital Role for Today’s Contact Lens

For post-keratoprosthesis patients, soft contact lenses offer therapeutic treatment.

Gas-Permeable Strategies

A Family History: Post-RK Vision (Part 2)

Even in reverse symptom situations, scleral lenses might be the best solution for post-PK patients.

Lens Care Update

The Modern Age of Surface Wettability

A better understanding of surface wettability, wetting agents, biocides and lens materials can help practitioners prescribe the right solution.

Naked Eye

In the Blink of an Eye

Although not often researched, studying blinks can serve as an important diagnostic tool for eye care practitioners.


In the News

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

Out of the Box

An Investment or an Expense?

When adding a new member to your staff, do not let scrimping on salary dominate the hiring process.

To the Point

What's the Solution?