September 2012


When Should You Consider Multifocal IOLs?

These lenses may be the best option for your patient, even if they have previously been unsuccessful with multifocal contact lenses.

Expand Your Toolbox to Treat Presbyopia

It is important for eye care practitioners to take stock of the contact lens options available to fit our presbyopic patients.

Is Orthokeratology For You?

Here are five myths of orthokeratology that may be deterring eye care practitioners from understanding its benefits.


Controversies in Care

Steroids: Too Hot to Handle?

Proceedings from a live interactive webinar event, attended by several of the industry’s most renowned contact lens practitioners.

Derail Dropouts

A Material Match for Overnight Wearers

Finding the right contact lens material to match each patient’s individual needs can increase comfort and, ultimately, improve compliance.

Down on the Pharm

Flomax for Females?

Here’s what you need to know about the off-label use of tamsulosin.


A Contact Lens Focus

The annual British Contact Lens Association meeting gave attendees a look at breakthrough contact lens research.

Gas-Permeable Strategies

A Second Degeneration

Piggybacking GP lenses is not the only way to treat nodular corneal degeneration. Try vaulting the cornea instead.

Lens Care Update

The Life and Times of Hydrogen Peroxide

From disinfection to wound healing and anti-aging, hydrogen peroxide is a multifaceted and vitally important substance.

Naked Eye

A Preemptive Strike

Open communication with your patients can help to alleviate complications surrounding dry eye and contact lenses, such as dropouts.


In the News

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

Out of the Box

Learn a Lesson from a Landscaper

Optometric practices should look to other industries for tips to improve their business model.

What's the Solution?