contact lenses

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
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.
6 contact lens wear and care habits for patients and ODsAs a profession, we have seen the benefits of transitioning patients to contact lens modalities that are replaced frequently. Innovations in material technologies have allowed advanced designs, including greater oxygen permeability to provide a healthier, more comfortable wearing experience.