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    Experts weigh in: What do you wish ODs knew about fitting torics?


    David I. Geffen, OD, FAAO

    San Diego

    Optometry Times Editorial Advisory Board member

    • If a lens rotates 10 degrees you lose 30 percent of the astigmatic power. So, it is important to take rotation into account.

    • Correcting low amounts of cylinder, even 0.50 D, can add quality to a patient’s life.

    •  Torics are not more difficult to fit, so stop making astigmatism!

    Related: Considering scleral lenses for astigmatic patients


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