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Silicone Hydrogels are the latest craze Silicone Hydrogels (SiHys) are the latest craze, and it seems every single contact lens company is coming out with the next best SiHy on the market. No doubt silicone has transformed the contact lens...
To charge or not to charge At a recent meeting, I was fortunate to connect with some fellow ODs who practice in different settings, and we were discussing different contact lens fitting and follow up practices. Some ODs charge for...
Office space for some is a none issue Oh, the envy I have when I visit friends with luxurious 10+ lane offices with so much space they have a Starbucks inside of them! In Brooklyn where space is typically around...
The contemporary definition of myopia is a disease based on the latest scientific research. Researchers indicate that myopia is an independent risk factor for glaucoma, cataracts, choroidal neovascular membranes and retinal detachment. In pathological myopia, there is three times...
It's as simple as a phone call... According to numerous studies, contact lens dropout hovers around 15%.1-6 Although patients may have trouble with their contact lenses, sometimes it is unknown if and when contact lens drop out occurs. Perhaps a...
Contact lens discomfort, along with contact lens dropout, are highly prevalent conditions.1-7 The complete discontinuation of contact lenses is referred to as contact lens dropout. Contact lens dropout remains around 15-20%, even with advanced contact lens materials. A recent study...
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...
“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...
Resources for Contact Lenses As practitioners, we often times run into that challenging soft multifocal patient, or that bitoric gas permeable lens fit that we can't seem to get right. It is very helpful to know what resources we have...
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...