contact lenses

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.
Contact lenses and dry eye: Cause or remedy?Contact lens wearers are dropping out for comfort and vision reasons. Contact lenses can be considered a significant cause of these symptoms if they contribute to an unstable tear film or trigger inflammatory reactions.
Improper contact lens use linked to permanent eye damage
Opternative and 1- 800 Contacts: Two wrongs don’t make a rightThe recent news in our profession was an announced partnership between Opternative and 1-800-Contacts.1 With InstaRx powered by Opternative, customers can “stay home, eat some ice cream, and get a vision exam” according to the 1-800 Contacts website.
5 lens care tips for traveling patientsKeep your patients in safe and comfortable lens wear while on the road