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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Next Generation Daily Disposables

    Dimple Shah, Dr. Paul Richardson and Dr. Jose Vega | 27 January 2014

    While highly regarded by eye care practitioners in fitting re-useable contact lenses, the take-up of silicone hydrogel materials in the daily disposables market has been less than impressive.CooperVision believes it can remedy that, with impressive data... Read More

  9. Discovering the Revolutionary Flat-Pack Contact...

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2013

    Based in Japan, Menicon, which distributes to 88 countries around the world, has launched the Miru contact lens, a revolutionary flat-pack lens that comes securely sandwiched between super-thin foil sheets that can easily be opened, even with wet hands. Once... Read More

  10. It’s Back: Reconsidering Ortho-K

    Linda Roach | 28 October 2013

    Orthokeratology’s successful use, which has been scoffed at by many ophthalmologists during the past decade and kept alive by the optometric community, presents an opportunity for both groups to unite in addressing the challenge of treating the... Read More

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