contact lenses

Looking back at 2016
Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016.
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 should you apply cosmetics to avoid problems with extended-wear soft contact lenses?Contact lenses are being worn by increasing numbers of females who also desire to wear cosmetics. This can be a challenge as cosmetics can cloud, discolor, and destroy the newer water-holding oxygen-permeable contact lenses.
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.
What you need to know about the Peroxiclear recall
What you need to know about the Peroxiclear recallStick to your usual prescribing habits is the advice given by contact lens experts in the wake of the recent recall of peroxide lens care system Peroxiclear by Bausch + Lomb.
Top 11 patient horror stories
Top 11 patient horror storiesPatient horror stories can happen at any time of the year, but late October makes these tales particularly chilling.
Uncover patient lifestyle habits that lead to OSD
Uncover patient lifestyle habits that lead to OSDA day in the life of a female patient provides clues that can help