September 2010


Constructing a Contact Lens for Multifocal Success

Know the differences between soft and rigid lens designs in multifocal fittings and your patients will see the difference.

Premium IOLs: When Things Don’t Go as Planned

Know the necessary steps you must take to reduce the chance of postoperative complications—and what to do when they occur.

When the Problem is Not Infectious

Recognize the signs and symptoms of contact lens-related complications.


Derail Dropouts

Confront Contact Lens Discomfort

Here are three new ways to identify those who may be at risk for problems with lens wear before they begin.

Down on the Pharm

Seizure Considerations for Patients

Know your role in examining epileptic patients and which tests are necessary to prevent visual field defects and vision loss.


The Concept of Shared Responsibility

Manufacturers, practitioners and patients must work together to minimize the risk of adverse contact lens-related events.

Gas-Permeable Strategies

The Culprits of Corneal Staining

Before you begin to treat 3/9 staining, it’s important to know its causes.

Naked Eye

Conjunction Tight Junction

What’s its function?


In the News

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

Out of the Box

It’s Not Personal

How do you deal with the dreaded insurance coverage question?

What's the Solution?