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The Right Lens for a Corneal Scar  2/15/2017

It’s not easy fitting a five-year-old with a specialty lens to correct irregular astigmatism.
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News  11/15/2016

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.
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Solving Scleral Contact Lens Induced Pingueculitis  11/15/2016

The simplest option is often the best solution.
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Building a Foundation for a Better Future: ARVO 2016 Abstract Review  6/15/2016

An expert weighs in on new ideas in the field of cornea and contact lens care.
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Medically Necessary Contact Lenses: Medical Plan or Vision Plan Responsibility?  6/15/2016

Do you know how to work with insurance companies to achieve the biggest bang for your buck?
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Bringing Clarity to Keratoconus  5/15/2016

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. 
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Corneal Crosslinking: Reshaping Keratoconus Management  5/15/2016

This long-awaited procedure strengthens collagen bonds to stabilize the cornea. Recent technological advances seek to make the treatment faster and more customizable.
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Link Between Axial Myopia and Keratoconus Questioned  5/15/2016

A previously-held belief may require more study. 
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Look Beyond the Slit Lamp  5/15/2016

Are you doing everything you can to make life easier for your keratoconus patients?
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Steep Competition  5/15/2016

With so many lens options, what should you choose to manage keratoconus? Take a look.


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Surgical Management of Keratoconus: Battle of the Bulge  5/15/2016

Corrective lenses can serve patients well for years, but a lasting solution may require a trip to the OR.
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Scleral Lenses in Action: Solving Problems with Specialty Lenses  4/15/2016

These lenses are good for more than just the irregular cornea. Five cases illustrate their potential.
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Scleral Lens Fitting: Once Rare, Now Routine?  3/15/2016

As these specialty lenses continue to gain in popularity, should they be adopted for wear in uncomplicated cases as well?
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Corneal Diameter Affects Postoperative Astigmatism  2/15/2016

Researchers indicate a new factor to consider prior to surgery.
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Putting it On the Map: Fitting Rigid Lenses Using Corneal Topography  2/15/2016

Familiarizing yourself with corneal mapping can lead to more success with your GP contact lens patients.
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Corneal Astigmatism Correction During Cataract Surgery  11/15/2015

Surgeons have more options—and decisions—than ever before.
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Considering Keratitis: Critical Questions in Disease Management  10/10/2015

Your approach to these four clinical challenges will influence the course of therapy and its outcome.
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Accelerated CXL Protocol, New Imaging Aid Keratoconus Care  10/1/2015

A new surgical procedure may improve keratoconus treatment.
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The Evolution of Keratoconus Care  6/15/2015

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. 


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Cyclosporine — Not Just for Dry Eye?  5/15/2015

Literature suggests this immunosuppressant may be suited to treat more conditions than you might think.
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Age and Astigmatic VA: No Link  4/15/2015

Does age influence visual acuity in the presence of defocus and astigmatic blur?
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Sclerals May Affect Corneal Nerves  4/15/2015

Extended wear of fluid-filled scleral contact lenses may change corneal nerve function in certain patients. 


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Special Care Keeps Specialty Lens Wearers Safe  4/15/2015

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?
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Corneal Scars Are Forever–Or Are They?  1/15/2015

Doctors may one day use stem cells to treat corneal scars.
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