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contact lenses

How contact lenses helped an Olympic gymnast improve her game
How contact lenses helped an Olympic gymnast improve her gameU.S. gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez speaks exclusively with Optometry Times and discusses how daily disposable contact lenses helped to improve her vision when competing.
5 tips to enhance the patient contact lens experience
5 tips to enhance the patient contact lens experienceKeeping patients compliant and happy in their contact lenses can be challenging. Crystal M. Brimer, OD, FAAO, gives five practice pearls to drive contact lens success.
Knowing the science behind spectacle lensesODs don't seem to care as much about the science behind spectacle lenses as that of medications and contact lenses. But they should, says Essilor's Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO, and here's why.
How tear osmolarity affects lens wearConsidering that many CL patients are desensitized, it is critical we not only monitor their tear film and ocular surface for change, but we demonstrate stability or instability through measurable means. This creates trust, validates our recommendations, induces compliance, and generates positive outcomes.
Work with patients to combat contact lens obsolescenceObsolescence happens. If you are not familiar with it, it is the act of becoming obsolete or out of date.
3 tips to better fit keratocones with sclerals
3 tips to better fit keratocones with scleralsYou may have heard success stories with patients fit in scleral lenses and seen discussion in literature regarding the finer points of fitting these contact lenses. If you are not currently fitting scleral contact lenses but are interested in working with them, we recommend three things to prepare yourself and your practice to fit scleral lenses.
Understanding the conundrum of conjunctivochalasisConjunctival chalasis, or conjunctivochalasis (Cch), is a commonly observed condition in our everyday patient care experiences. Because it is so common, and because a majority of patients are asymptomatic, optometrists seldom feel the need treat.
Glasses and contact lenses: Have they become a commodity?Sell the best thing you have going for you—you.
DAILIES TOTAL1®: Changing Patient's Lives with Exceptional Vision & ComfortGreat vision correction can make all the difference in a person’s life. As early as my grade school days, I wanted to impact lives in a positive way by providing unique and individualized eye care. In practice today, I recommend daily disposable contact lenses for patients of all ages and professional backgrounds, including new and current contact lens wearers alike, to meet visual demands, enhance wear comfort and promote convenience.
9 habits for multifocal contact lens fitting success
9 habits for multifocal contact lens fitting successWhether that’s true or not, you shouldn’t be intimidated by multifocal lens fitting.