October 2016


Beat the Blepharitis Blues

To understand and treat this common lid condition, make sure you’re clear on its many different presentations.

How Lid Malposition Can Compromise Contact Lens Wear

Keep these conditions in mind to prevent or rectify potential obstacles to a successful fit.

How Would You Handle These Refractive Surgery Controversies?

Despite the procedure’s popularity, some issues still remain. How should you address them?

Lids, Friction and Contact Lens Wear

Does a relatively new phenomenon help explain contact lens discomfort?

The Chicken-and-Egg Problem of MGD and Contact Lens Wear

Which came first, the dysfunction or the discomfort? Researchers aren’t sure, but clinicians need to manage them simultaneously.


My Perspective

MMWR and Contact Lens Alerts

Timely information on these issues is at our fingertips, thanks to the CDC.


News Review

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

Out of the Box

Brand Yourself, and They Will Come

This requires work, but is much more valuable to the growth and sustainability of your practice than just about anything else.

Pharma Science & Practice

Is a Sustained Medication Delivery System on the Horizon?

Research reveals latanoprost-eluting contact lenses may one day replace daily eye drops.

Practice Progress

Put a Lid on CL Discomfort

Know the signs, symptoms and treatment options for CLIDE and non-obvious MGD.

The GP Experts

Don’t Forget to Check the Lids

While always important to lens wear, the eyelids also play a vital role in GP lens success.