1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Retinoblastoma and the Tell-Tale White Pupil

    Michelle Hauschild | 29 September 2013

    When Aayan Rao’s parents queried the white spot on their son’s pupil, they were told it was a beauty spot. Not satisfied, his mother turned to the web. Google identified it as retinoblastoma.While earlier diagnosis would not have saved their... Read More

  8. Presbyopes: Your Biggest Opportunity for Growth

    Melanie Kell | 29 July 2013

    The global presbyopic patient population continues to grow significantly, with 25 per cent more people predicted to become presbyopic by the year 2020.1 This powerful trend is also seen in Australia and New Zealand where there are around 6.6 million people... Read More

  9. Lens Power Profiles: Fitting Presbyopic Patients

    Alexis Vogt and Siva Raj | 25 March 2013

    Correcting near and intermediate vision continues to be the greatest fitting challenge for ECPs. Power profile mapping can help provide insight into fitting aspheric multifocal contact lenses and guide the ECP toward selecting the best lens design for the... Read More

  10. That’s Going to Leave a Stain…Or Is It?

    Marc Bloomenstein | 30 October 2012

    The debate moves from corneal staining to contact lens–associated infiltrative keratitis. Preservative-associated transient hyperfluorescence is not corneal staining. Over the past few years, one could not help but notice a shift at ocular society... Read More

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