multifocal contact lenses

Using automated capsulotomy in complicated cataract surgeriesAutomated capsulotomy is a new option that surgeons can choose for patients with opaque corneas, as well as when performing an open sky rhexis during the triple procedure and during surgery that requires the use of premium or multifocal lenses.
Considering myopia controlWhy are we seeing higher incidence of myopia, higher degrees of myopia, and earlier age of diagnosis? Research into the answers to these questions has come up with a variety of influences, but because the changes have been observed over such a short time (25 to 30 years) genetics cannot be the only factor.
9 habits for multifocal contact lens fitting success
9 habits for multifocal contact lens fitting successWhether that’s true or not, you shouldn’t be intimidated by multifocal lens fitting.
Sizing up daily disposable contact lensesMost ODs could list all the missing items in their contact lens supply line. They could construct a wish list of products they would like to see available in the future. On days when we find ourselves ransacking the contact lens trial room, ODs may think technology is moving too slowly. Perhaps it’s time for some needed perspective.
J&J releases 1-Day Acuvue Moist multifocal lensesDuring Optometry’s Meeting 2015, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care announced the launch of 1-Day Acuvue Moist brand multifocal contact lenses.
Top multifocal contact lens tips
Top multifocal contact lens tipsOptometry Times Editorial Advisory Board member Milton Hom, OD, FAAO, shared his top 10 multifocal contact lens tips during a session at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting.
Fast forward 10 years: How will we treat myopia?
Fast forward 10 years: How will we treat myopia?Liverpool, UK—The British Contact Lens Association meeting features several panel discussion on a theme. Topics included a look into the future for managing myopia and contact lens discomfort. In addition, improve the success of your multifocal contact lens fits with expert suggestions.
Embracing new contact lens technology
Embracing new contact lens technologyI recently attended one of our Optometry Times webinars, “Increasing your successful multifocal fits,” presented by our Editorial Advisory Board member David Geffen, OD, FAAO. David is one of the sharpest ODs I know, and his mastery of the subject matter was evident. I consider myself to be up to speed on this topic and was amazed at what I didn’t know!
What’s so special about specialty lenses?
What’s so special about specialty lenses?Increasingly, many practitioners in today’s practices are using specialty contact lenses. These contact lenses historically have been viewed as hard to fit, difficult to find, and much higher in cost. Let’s look at what’s so special about specialty contact lenses.
NaturalVue Multifocal 1 Day contact lens receives 501(k) clearanceVisioneering Technologies, Inc. (VTI) recently announced its NaturalVue Multifocal 1 Day Disposable (etafilcon A) contact lenses received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance.