The Ocular Surface Case Series is a quarterly video segment featuring experts in the area of ocular surface disease who discuss recent studies and their clinical experience. Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York moderates this series and shares his pearls for treating the ocular surface.


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Contact Lens Technology

by Arthur Epstein, OD, Derek Cunningham, OD, Walter Whitley, OD

Derek Cunningham, OD, of Laser Eye Consultants in Austin, Texas, and Walter Whitley, OD, of Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, Virginia, discuss the current technology that increased the biocompatibility of today's contact lenses. They explain how the properties of these lenses play a role in reducing pain and promoting ocular surface health. Arthur Epstein, OD, of North Shore Contact Lens & Vision Consultants, P.C., also points out that new lenses on the market emulate the cornea and provide patients with comfort and satisfaction.