Issue 30

Daily Disposables

Daily disposable lens wear may be on the rise in some countries, but is still not as widespread as it could be. In this edition of Contact Lens Update, Nathan Efron challenges the assumption that these lenses are more expensive for consumers and explains their benefits with respect to health and safety; Jason Nichols and Stephanie Cox outline the benefits of daily disposables for certain characteristics and circumstances; Kathryn Richdale summarizes a 2015 article describing the results of a study designed to evaluate the impact of daily disposable wear in adolescents; Robin Chalmers describes the results of a study designed to identify predictors for re-use and overnight wear of daily disposable lenses.