Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Experts address questions on anterior segment disease care and contact lens fitting. Edited by Joseph P. Shovlin, OD.

Don’t Stress

Endothelial blebs be a sign of a problematic scleral lens fit. Here’s what you should do to avoid them.
02/15/2018

Heroes and Shields

Because VKC occurs mostly in children, swift, aggressive treatment is crucial.
01/15/2018

Blood Omen

Patients with polycythemia vera should be given special consideration prior to considering corneal refractive surgery.
12/15/2017

The Role of Toric Peripheries

They provide one last refinement to the fit, improving comfort and vision.
11/15/2017

A Sector-Specific Approach

This option can give practitioners more control when fitting sclerals–and improve some patients’ success.
10/15/2017

A Growing Concern

New data shows that multifocal contact lenses may help to curtail myopia progression. But at what age should it be considered?
08/15/2017

Contain That Ulcer

It’s an emergency when a Pseudomonas ulcer involves the limbus, and prompt treatment is crucial to keep it from reaching the sclera.
01/15/2017

Adenoviral Dominos

When doctor becomes patient, how do we mitigate infectious interactions?
10/15/2016

Getting Back in Shape

Practitioners faced with lens flexure should take note of how to solve the problem.
08/15/2016

Multifocal IOL in a Fuchs’ Patient?

Are these devices suited for patients with compromised endothelial function? Experts weigh in.
06/15/2016

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