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Am I a good candidate for refractive surgery? We have all been asked this question more times than we can remember. A recent study may help answer that question. The vision-related quality of life of subjects with myopia was...

https://youtu.be/Kmqd_IFrR3M Dr. Jennifer Lyerly, an optometrist in Raleigh, North Carolina — specializes in contact lenses and ocular aesthetics —@eye.dolatry — published in many magazines, medical journals, etc. — has her own podcast called “de-focus” Topics covered include: Preservatives to avoid in your...
Contact lens discomfort and contact lens dropout are highly prevalent conditions, remaining around 15-20%, even with advanced contact lens materials . One property that contributes to contact lens dropout is the lens surface. Tribology is defined as the science...

Full Name: Stephanie L. Woo Name of Practice: Contact Lens Institute of Nevada Setting: Private Practice - Specialty Contact Lenses only Location: Las Vegas, NV Date of Birth: 6-28-85 High School Attended: Lake Havasu High School College Attended: University of Arizona Optometry School Attended: Southern California...
“Disruption” is the king of all buzz words these days. During this episode of the ODs on Facebook Podcast we will be discussing the current and future impacts of disruptive forces in eyecare. Our guests for this episode are...
A good friend of mine, Dr. Jeff Sonsino, recently posted about what the perfect daily lens would consist of. That got me thinking – what would be the perfect lens? First, it would need to be extremely comfortable. The material...
Back on July 19, 2017, a news article came out from CNN about an ophthalmologist, from the United Kingdom who removed 27 contact lenses fused together by mucus from a 67-year-old woman’s right eye. The woman was getting ready...

https://youtu.be/aoty3INtHGY Dr. Richard Hults has been practicing optometry for over 30 years and resides in the Cleveland area. Topics covered include: The history of contact lenses, refraction, astigmatisms, bifocal and multifocal contact lenses, side effects of contact lenses, how to...
A frequent conversation that I have with my patients is lifelong, healthy contact lens wear. My goal for every patient is to obtain optimal vision and comfort with their contact lenses and to be able to wear contact lenses...
As we know, contact lens discomfort is the number one reason for contact lens dropout (followed by vision not being as clear and then cost). When patients come into my office and complain about discomfort, here are some questions...