1. Myopia Control: The Latest from Around the Globe

    Amanda Rungis | 27 July 2016

    Have you ever had a moment that changed the course of your professional life? Maybe it was a particular patient outcome, an article you read or a conference you attended? For me that moment occurred in Chicago at Vision by Design, the annual conference of the ... Read More

  2. Astigmatism and Toric Contact Lenses: Back to the ...

    Mark Koszek | 28 June 2016

    Excellent toric contact lenses are now available to optometry. So why is toric contact lens penetration low when compared against the penetration achieved by astigmatism correcting spectacles? Is it time to bring back the science? “Optometry... Read More

  3. Thinking Outside the Box, and Inside the Drops

    Heidi Hunter | 29 February 2016

    Proactive management of your contact lens customers will help to achieve wearer comfort, keep them satisfied and coming back for more. Optometry is a competitive marketplace and certainly not an environment in which to be complacent. There is an ever-present... Read More

  4. A Year of Water Gradient Contact Lens Technology: ...

    Alan Saks | 28 July 2015

    I’ve been practising optometry and specialising in contact lenses for well over 30 years. In that time, I’ve been fortunate to see some breakthrough developments in contact lenses that have significantly improved outcomes and patient eye health... Read More

  5. Dry Eye Check List Diagnosis & Management

    Margaret Lam | 24 June 2015

    The DEWS Report emphasises that it is important to adopt a logical stepwise approach to grading the severity of dry eye in an effort to determine appropriately staged prescribing and management. But what do we know about dry eye and what have we learned about ... Read More

  6. ICCLC: Connecting Eyes to Life

    Jessica Chi | 30 April 2015

    Close your eyes and picture... a weekend up north, organic honey, tea tree and macadamia oils, IPL, some R&R, less time indoors on screens, more time in the sunshine, soaking up some Vitamin D... Sound like heaven? Or a wonderful health retreat? No. Well, ... Read More

  7. Advances in Toric Contact Lens Design

    Giovanna E. Olivares | 30 April 2015

    New methods for stabilising toric lenses have greatly improved their performance and patients’ comfort, but some design features may cause prism in the optical zone. Keeping toric soft contact lenses rotationally stable on the eye has always been a... Read More

  8. Get on the Team Preventing Diabetic Retinopathy

    Michelle Hauschild | 28 October 2014

    Diabetes is a complex metabolic disease that changes the body’s chemistry and can lead to devastating effects on a number of fronts: heart, bladder, kidneys, feet, skin and – of course – the eyes. Just like any war fought on multiple fronts, ... Read More

  9. Myopia Control in Children through Refractive...

    Bruce H. Koffler and James J. Sears | 10 July 2014

    PURPOSE: To compare the safety and efficacy of ortho­keratology as a nonsurgical treatment for myopia in chil­dren with alternate methods, such as soft contact lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, and spectacles, throughout multiple studies. DESIGN:... Read More

  10. Water Gradient Contact Lenses

    Mark Draper, Dr. Inma Pérez-Gómez, & Dr.John Pruit | 26 March 2014

    Dr. Gregory W. DeNaeyer from the United States recently stated, “Wouldn’t it be great if we had a lens with the benefits of both hydrogel and silicone hydrogel materials?”1 Now researchers in the United States and Europe have created a... Read More

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