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Contact Lenses

Study Ranks Contact Lens Compliance

Patients wearing daily replacements top list for most responsible.
April 5, 2019

Nanoparticles Reduce Bacterial Growth in Contact Lens Materials

Early research suggests they could significantly cut biofilm formation and enhance the material’s mechanical properties.
March 25, 2019

Contact Lens Slows Corneal Melt

The specially formulated device hinders the expression of MMPs.
March 20, 2019

Contact Lenses Not Likely to Induce Pinguecula

Safer materials and UV blocking filters in newer products could be preventing problems, researchers say.
March 14, 2019

Keratoconus Severity Guides Contact Lens Selection

A new study helps ODs match the right lens to these sensitive patients.
March 6, 2019

Bandage Lenses Validated as Post-LASIK Treatment

Patients felt less discomfort and experienced reduced intense wound healing response.
February 22, 2019

Corneoscleral Contact Lenses Safe for Keratoconus

Cornea’s viscoelasticity didn’t change after one year of use.
February 20, 2019

Daily Disposables Safest Modality for Ocular Surface

Proinflammatory cytokine levels are less.
February 6, 2019

Eye Mask Could Extend CL Wear Time, Bruder Says

New heat compress is specifically geared to contact lens wearers.
January 31, 2019

Leukocytes May Cause Scleral Lens Fogging

Hypoxia, especially with high corneal vaults, triggers white blood cell recruitment.
January 31, 2019