What do you advise parents when they ask if contact lenses might be suitable for their children? Consider supporting your dialogue with this patient handout, developed by the Centre for Contact Lens Research. [ Read More ]
A number of contact lens-related conjunctival findings have been highlighted in the research literature over the last decade, including lid wiper epitheliopathy, conjunctival flaps, lid-parallel conjunctival folds and conjunctival indentation. In this issue of Contact Lens Update: · Cécile Maissa provides an overview of their presentation, location and presumed mechanical causes as well as their possible effect on comfort, · Jalaiah Varikooty shares slit-lamp videos and images highlighting the clinical appearance of these findings, · Sruthi Srinivasan reviews a paper by Korb et al. (2002) describing a study evaluating whether dry eye symptoms are associated with LWE in contact lens wearers, and · Lyndon Jones’ team describe the results of a lid wiper study carried out in a low humidity environmental exposure chamber.