GPC leads to contact lens instability
Giant papillary conjunctivitis is a mechanical irritation, and it can masquerade as other conditions. This case illustrates how contact lens instability leads to a diagnosis of GPC.
Eyelid taping may offer temporary alternative to blepharoplasty
As people age, the desire to eliminate wrinkles and sagging skin increases. Blepharoplasty has become a popular option amongst the aging population, but some believe eyelid taping may be able to yield the same results.
Resveratrol may be key in AMD stroke patient treatments
Anti-VEGF treatments are used in many aspects of retinal eyecare, but when applied to patients who just suffered a stroke, mortality rates appear to rise. We explore the nutrient molecule resveratrol and how it may be the key in treating these patients.
Peroxide lens care effective for GP lens wearers
With their outstanding disinfection efficacy, preservative-free composition, and features supporting lens care compliance, H2O2 lens care systems can be an excellent option for GP lens wearers. Find out more about why
Use MIGS prior to late-stage glaucoma
The introduction of micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) has helped to successfully treat glaucoma patients. Take a look at why MIGS may be a useful treatment option prior to late-stage glaucoma.
Why documenting target IOP helps ODs
Treatments continue to evolve, and glaucoma treatments are no different. When treating glaucoma patients, it is important to stay up to date on new technologies and continue to monitor IOP.
Demand for optometry projected to grow
Marta C. Fabrykowski, OD, FAAO-Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in New York City
Marta C. Fabrykowski, OD, FAAO, discusses impacts on health care, MBA at Yale, and slow cooking in the latest Optometry Times Q&A.
4 tips to help staff identify contact lens candidates
Staff are key to helping ODs identify potential contact lens candidates. Follow these four tips to engage employees to help improve patients’ lens-wearing experiences and the practice’s bottom line.
3 tips to upgrading astigmatic contact lens patients
Helping astigmatic patients see more clearly can an exciting part of fitting contact lenses. There is significant value to the patient and to the practice in correcting low astigmatic patients.
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