May 2015


Don't Hold Back: Topical Steroids in Clinical Practice

With a little extra consideration and care, you can safely use steroids to treat a range of ocular conditions.

How Anti-Inflammatory Agents Work

Understanding corticosteroid and NSAID mechanisms can help you to choose and use them wisely. An expert explains.

Keeping the Cornea Clear

While a complex, remarkable system with a tough line of defense, the cornea sometimes needs a little help from practitioners.

Kids Aren't Short Adults: Tips for Fitting Young Contact Lens Wearers

Prescribing contact lenses to children requires a vastly different approach compared to adults. Here are some things to keep in mind.


Derail Dropouts

'Tis the Season

Managing occasional allergy symptoms is just as important as alleviating persistent problems in preventing contact lens dropout.

Lens Care Insights

A Different Kind of Colored Lens

Some medications can alter the ocular surface environment—and anything therein.

My Perspective

Is Google Making Us Stupid?

The ubiquity of information online is both a blessing and a curse. How much knowledge is too much?


Even Good Compliance May Not Eradicate Fungi

Certain fungi may be resistant to even proper lens care methods.

In Brief

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

Osmolarity Levels in Eye Drops Documented

Osmolarity of topical eye drops may influence clinical performance, says a new study.

Out of the Box

Band Together

Here’s how an everyday rubber band will make your patients better contact lens wearers—and increase practice profits.

Pharma Science & Practice

Cyclosporine — Not Just for Dry Eye?

Literature suggests this immunosuppressant may be suited to treat more conditions than you might think.

The GP Experts

A 'Coherent' Strategy for Fitting Scleral Lenses

OCT: It's not just for retina anymore!