Contact Lenses & Solutions

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Product Recalls

Agustin Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, ABCMO

Opportunities With Multifocal Lenses

David L. Kading, OD, FAAO, Mile Brujic, OD

Contact Lens Crossfire

Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, Whitney Hauser, OD

Scleral Lens Fitting 101

David L. Kading, OD, FAAO, Mile Brujic, OD

"Pardon the Objection" Course Series

Leslie O'Dell, OD, Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Scleral Lens Fitting Module

Medmont International Pty Ltd

Scleral Sag Factor

Medmont International Pty Ltd

Opportunities in Optometric Practices

Gina Wesley, OD, MS, FAAO, Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

Contact Lens Technology

David Kading, OD, FAAO, Mile Brujic, OD

Dry Eye and the Contact Lens Guy

David Kading, OD, FAAO

Contact Lens Care

Mile Brujic, OD

OPTI-FREE PureMoist Contact Solution

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Contact Lens Safety Tips

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

5 Things You May Not Have Known (And Now You Do)

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Harsh Conditions for Contacts

Scott Schachter, OD

Catering to patients who want to wear contact lenses while exposed to the elements. […]

Contact Lens Fitting in a Patient with ICRS Implants

Thomas P. Arnold, OD

Intrastromal corneal ring segments added a twist to the case of this patient with keratoconus. […]

Multifocal Contact Lenses: Tips for Converting Patients

David I. Geffen, OD

Five things to know about fitting contact lenses for presbyopic baby boomers. […]

5 Things You May Not Have Known (And Now You Do)

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Contact Lenses for a Young Athlete

Scott Schachter, OD

For first-time contact lenses, the patient’s age is not as important as his or her maturity, responsibility, and interest level. […]

Scleral Lenses: From the Renaissance to the 21st Century

Melissa Barnett, OD

Scleral lenses have been on a 500-year journey across Europe, Australia, and the United States. […]

Back to Campus

Daniel Press, OD

Advice you should offer patients who are returning to college. […]

Back-to-School Eye Care

Nathan J. Bonilla-Warford, OD

Challenges and expectations for pediatric optometrists. […]

The Role of Aesthetics in an Optometric Practice

Milana Matz, OD; S. Barry Eiden, OD; and Kathleen Albrecht, MD

Tailoring response to each patient yields positive results. […]

Treat Dry Eye to Prevent Contact Lens Problems

Scott Schachter, OD

Multifocal lenses are challenging enough without adding a dry eye to the mix. […]

Success With Challenging Patients

Challenging contact lens patient forum: how to succeed with difficult cases. […]

Eyeing the Future of Ophthalmic Lenses

Michael Barden

For contact and intraocular lens manufacturers, plasma treatment is key to comfort, wettability. […]

The State of the Union: Contact Lenses

Alcon, Bausch + Lomb, CooperVision, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

AOC invited the top four contact lens companies to share their State of the Union addresses. […]

Screen for Dry Eye Disease During Contact Lens Fitting

Michelene Todd, OD

Avoid the need to backpedal by identifying DED up front. […]

Proper Evaluation is Key to Success in Patients With Contact Lens Discomfort

Casey L. Hogan, OD, FAAO

Evaluate and treat ocular surface disease before proceeding to contact lens refitting. […]

Meeting the Needs of Digital Age Patients With Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD

Grow your practice and gain patient loyalty. […]

Converting Patients to Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Samuel J. Teske, OD, PA, With Kevin Christian, CPOA

Those daily modality contacts aren’t going to prescribe themselves. […]

Evolving Contact Lens Expectations in the Digital World

Michele Andrews, OD

Eye care providers have the opportunity to address digital device users experiencing digital eye fatigue. […]

Can We Stop Contact Lenses From Becoming More of a Commodity?

Robert M. Easton Jr, OD, FAAO

Advocacy could help to rein in an Internet Wild West mentality. […]

Reducing Contact Lens Dropout in Patients With DED

Thomas P. Kislan, OD

Before switching lens brands or solutions, try treating the patient’s medical condition. […]

Cosmetic Contact Lens Options: Beyond the Obvious

Margie Recalde, OD, FAAO

From subtle change to dramatic overhaul, options in cosmetic lenses offer great potential to address patients’ lifestyle and bea […]

What Do Contact Lens Dropouts Mean to Your Practice?

Harvard J. Sylvan, OD

Reducing dropouts can increase patient retention and referrals. […]

Practice Pearls for the Pediatric Contact Lens Prescriber

Steve Rosinski, OD

Choosing the right contact lens to fit the patient can make it easier on the prescribing physician. […]

Keeping Up—and Winning—at the New Game of Retail

Shaun Schooley

Shopping models have changed. […]

Dropless Cataract Surgery Offers Benefits for Patients, Providers

Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO

Convenience and improved compliance are among the advantages. […]

Cash-Strapped Millennials Make Do with Contact Lenses in Lieu of LASIK

Rochelle Nataloni, Corresponding Editor

Although the economy is on the upswing, LASIK’s price still poses a challenge for many. […]

Contacts and Allergy

Birva K. Shah, OD

A few steps may help patients maintain their wearing schedules. […]

Event Horizon

Derek N. Cunningham, OD

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Round Table: Managing Contact Lens Wear in Patients With Diabetes

Experts discuss special considerations for this patient population. […]

Debunking Myths About UV Light

Cristina Schnider, OD

Research demonstrates that ocular protection against ultraviolet radiation should be a concern all year long. […]

CL-Related Infections: How Are We Doing?

Richard B. Mangan, OD

Prescribing daily disposable wear may help to bring down the rates of infection. […]

Changing Habits One Patient at a Time

Michael S. Mayers, OD

This fall is a great time to educate patients and your local community about safe, healthy contact lens wear. […]

A New Hydrogen Peroxide Contact Lens Cleaning System

Mel A. Friedman, OD

This one-step system is not only for patients having lens discomfort. […]

Explaining the ABCs of Presbyopia

David I. Geffen, OD

Patients need to understand what is going on with their changing vision. […]

Growing Concerns

Brittany Mitchell, OD

Helping one of the fastest growing groups, presbyopic individuals, cope with their vision changes. […]

Advances in Toric Contact Lens Design

Giovanna E. Olivares, OD

New methods for stabilizing toric lenses have greatly improved their performance and patients’ comfort, but some design features […]

Welcome Allergy Patients to Your Practice

Paul Karpecki, OD, and Arti S. Shah, OD

With contemporary therapies and daily disposable lenses, you can help your patients be successful in their contact lenses. […]

Dry Eyes and Contact Lenses

Mark Ventocilla, OD

Helping patients stay comfortable in contact lenses can boost your bottom line. […]

Kids and Contact Lenses: What is the Right Age?

W. Lee Ball Jr., OD

Leading voices rate the child’s maturity and interest level ahead of any particular age. […]

An Overview of Contemporary Contact Lens Practice

Chirag Patel, OD and Sophia Asaria, OD

Current trends and what is on the horizon. […]

Innovations for Improving Contact Lens Designs

Alexis K.S. Vogt, PhD

Technological devices are playing a role in how industry is advancing the designs of multifocal contact lenses. […]

Presbyopia-Correcting Contact Lenses: Is Their Time Now?

Mile Brujic, OD and David Kading, OD

Fitting patients earlier in their presbyopic years will lead to the most success. […]

Experts Weigh in on How to Ensure Success With Contact Lenses

Melissa Barnett, OD, Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA, Margie R. Recalde, OD, Keith Wan, OD, Denise M. Whittam, OD

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Addressing Patients’ Needs With Specialty Contact Lenses

William Townsend, OD

Having a solution for every patient is rewarding—for you and your patients. […]