Let’s gain some perspective on the components, modalities and methodology of dry eye.
The simplest option is often the best solution.
Fitting toric lenses has become increasingly straightforward and now presents a viable option for myriad contact lens wearers.
Irregular cornea patients in particular can enjoy the many benefits that accompany fitting scleral lenses.
To understand and treat this common lid condition, make sure you’re clear on its many different presentations.
Keep these conditions in mind to prevent or rectify potential obstacles to a successful fit.
Despite the procedure’s popularity, some issues still remain. How should you address them?
Does a relatively new phenomenon help explain contact lens discomfort?
Which came first, the dysfunction or the discomfort? Researchers aren’t sure, but clinicians need to manage them simultaneously.
Resistant bacterial strains challenge eye doctors to be judicious in treatment. Here are several key trends to heed when setting a regimen.
When a patient at risk presents, how do you keep them free of problems?
Point-of-care tests and advanced diagnostic imaging are helping doctors tackle it faster and more precisely than ever before.
An expert weighs in on new ideas in the field of cornea and contact lens care.
The most unique cases sometimes present as the most mundane.
An irregular cornea patient presents needing better vision following a corneal stabilization procedure. What do you do?
Corneal and scleral GP lenses cover the ‘last mile’ for patients who need correction after LASIK and PRK.
Do you know how to work with insurance companies to achieve the biggest bang for your buck?
For the right patient, these lenses may be life-changing. Two challenging cases provide insights into the fitting process.
Mapping the irregular cornea reveals much about disease status and its amenability to treatment.
Here’s a review.
Follow along as an expert explains how to get these patients to 20/20.
Corneal thinning and its effects on vision and eye health remains an extremely complex topic; however, recent consensus reports have helped to answer some of the more vexing questions.
This long-awaited procedure strengthens collagen bonds to stabilize the cornea. Recent technological advances seek to make the treatment faster and more customizable.
Corrective lenses can serve patients well for years,
but a lasting solution may require a trip to the OR.
Are you fitting a first-timer? Keep these tips in mind for a smoother process.