September 2016


Antibiotics in Practice: Use, Don’t Abuse

Resistant bacterial strains challenge eye doctors to be judicious in treatment. Here are several key trends to heed when setting a regimen.

Beware the Biofilm

What are practitioners doing to prevent this common formation and the risk it poses to contact lens wearers?

Managing Contact Lens-Related Bacterial Infections

When a patient at risk presents, how do you keep them free of problems?

Targeted and Timely: The New Model of Dry Eye Care

Point-of-care tests and advanced diagnostic imaging are helping doctors tackle it faster and more precisely than ever before.


Corneal Consult

Treating the Ocular Surface: Resistance is Futile

The human microbiome supports our existence, but it also serves as the source of infection. Resistance is on the rise, and clinicians have to prescribe carefully.

My Perspective

Understanding the Contact Lens Prescription Release Legislation

The next step in a legislative confrontation may mean better protection for lens wearers.



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

Out of the Box

Keeping Contact Lens Care In-House

There’s no substitute for your clinical expertise—so don’t let patients find one. Make sure they know to contact you any time questions arise.

Pharma Science & Practice

An Antibacterial Q&A

New antibiotics are scarce—here’s why, and what’s being done about it.

Practice Progress

Turning a Negative into a Positive

Knowing your contact lens infections and how to keep patients happy is key to keeping them in the practice.