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Overview of Demodex

Dr. Milton Hom provides insight about his experiences with diagnosing, treatment and management. Part of the Optometry Times series on Demodex.

Contact Lenses and Lens Care

Contacts lost in eye not such a rare thing—but 27?
Contacts lost in eye not such a rare thing—but 27?Patients with a contact lens lost in the eye are not a rare occurrence for ophthalmologists. However, 27 lenses at the same time may be another story! Another ophthalmologist shares his experience with a case involving 5 lenses within a patient's eye.
Surviving allergy season as a contact lens wearerDepending on where you live, spring is here—or at least on its way. It’s the time of year to thaw out along with the trees, grass, and flowers. With spring comes our promise to get ourselves into shape for the summer, and life gets busier with more outdoor activities for the whole family.
7 strategies for fitting keratoconus patientsTry these seven strategies to improve your keratoconus contact lens fitting and offer better outcomes to your patients.
Reduce dropout in patients with dry eye
How to establish value in the minds of contact lens wearersDifferentiate yourself in this era of heightened competition
5 ways to start the lens care conversation with patientsDo more than hand patients a box—prescribe instead of recommend
Low-cost contact lens site looks to improve compliance, drive examsContact lens retail site Hubble launched last Tuesday, offering contact lens wearers daily disposable contact lenses at a lower price and planning to drive patients into OD offices for exams.
Roth spots show as initial presentation in multiple myelomaRoth spots are hemorrhages in the retina with white centers. They occur in a wide variety of systemic conditions that are associated with retinal hemorrhages.
Contact lens protection bill continues momentum in House
Contact lens protection bill continues momentum in HouseA companion bill to S. 2777 aims to hold online sellers of contact lenses accountable for deceptive or illegal sales tactics that may threaten patient health.
FDA myopia progression workshop brings together ODs, MDs
FDA myopia progression workshop brings together ODs, MDsThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently brought together representatives from optometry and ophthalmology to discuss regulatory review of contact lenses and future medical devices to control the progression of myopia, primarily in children.