It’s not easy fitting a five-year-old with a specialty lens to correct irregular astigmatism.
Researchers recently examined how preoperative characteristics impact the outcomes of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) in pediatric patients and found that the thinnest baseline corneal thickness impacts the success rate of CXL after two-year follow up.
The simplest option is often the best solution.
An expert weighs in on new ideas in the field of cornea and contact lens care.
Do you know how to work with insurance companies to achieve the biggest bang for your buck?
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.
A previously-held belief may require more study.
Are you doing everything you can to make life easier for your keratoconus patients?
With so many lens options, what should you choose to manage keratoconus? Take a look.
Corrective lenses can serve patients well for years,
but a lasting solution may require a trip to the OR.
These lenses are good for more than just the irregular cornea. Five cases illustrate their potential.
As these specialty lenses continue to gain in popularity, should they be adopted for wear in uncomplicated cases as well?
Researchers indicate a new factor to consider prior to surgery.
Familiarizing yourself with corneal mapping can lead to more success with your GP contact lens patients.
Surgeons have more options—and decisions—than ever before.
Your approach to these four clinical challenges will influence the course of therapy and its outcome.
A new surgical procedure may improve keratoconus treatment.
Researchers and practitioners alike continue to make advances toward better treatment of this progressive disease. Here’s a look at the current state of affairs.
Literature suggests this immunosuppressant may be suited to treat more conditions than you might think.
Does age influence visual acuity in the presence of defocus and astigmatic blur?
Extended wear of fluid-filled scleral contact lenses may change corneal nerve function in certain patients.
Contact lens care is a vital step to the continued safety and health of the contact lens patient. So how does lens care differ in the case of sclerals and other specialty lenses?
Doctors may one day use stem cells to treat corneal scars.