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The advances in designs and materials ODs and patients have seen from the contact lens (CL) industry have created a heightened awareness and buzz about contact lenses.
Optometry Times asked 15 contact lens experts how they would advise their colleagues in fitting daily disposable contact lenses as well as discussing price with patients.
Convenience, comfort, value, function, and expectations all play a role.
Doctors should not blame themselves but look to better patient education and daily disposability.
Modern optometry can provide advanced outcome support to patients with glaucoma.
Identifying the distinct pathways in myopic and hyperopic defocus signals could lead to new anti-myopia drugs.
Scleral contact lenses are now a mainstream specialty lens modality that is embraced by optometry to manage a variety of ocular conditions.
Behold the significant, protective power of the eyelids
A rapid-fire view of 2019’s best innovations in optometry— that stood out the most to ODs.
Daily disposable MiSight offers new option for parents, children, ODs
Halting glaucoma progression can be challenging, but as it turns out, medication is not the only tool in an OD’s toolbox. Many factors influence glaucoma progression in patients, some of which may be unrelated to the disease itself.