June 2016


Building a Foundation for a Better Future: ARVO 2016 Abstract Review

An expert weighs in on new ideas in the field of cornea and contact lens care.

Case Report: Look Before You Judge

The most unique cases sometimes present as the most mundane.

Contact Lens Use After Corneal Crosslinking

An irregular cornea patient presents needing better vision following a corneal stabilization procedure. What do you do?

Fitting Rigid Lenses After Refractive Surgery

Corneal and scleral GP lenses cover the ‘last mile’ for patients who need correction after LASIK and PRK.

Medically Necessary Contact Lenses: Medical Plan or Vision Plan Responsibility?

Do you know how to work with insurance companies to achieve the biggest bang for your buck?

Unusual Clinical Cases in Orthokeratology

For the right patient, these lenses may be life-changing. Two challenging cases provide insights into the fitting process.


My Perspective

Corneal Crosslinking: Its Time Has Come

Though the main treatment for ectasia remains contact lens use, a new procedure could ease the fitting ordeal.


Considering New Treatments for Neovascularization

Research on rats may yield a new treatment for this corneal condition.

In Brief

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

Study on SPK Lesion Size May Lead to Better Equipment

Research on lesion size in superficial punctate keratitis could mean better technology.

Out of the Box

Making the Best of It

Sometimes the situation does not go the best way it can. Here’s how the right attitude can make the difference for your patients.

Pharma Science & Practice

Recycling Cyclosporine

New formulations of an old drug may mean better treatments for dry eye.

Practice Progress

Brimonidine Breakup

Consider these alternative uses for this common glaucoma treatment.