Author Archives: Sarah Guthrie

A Year in Review: A Global Perspective on the Most Extraordinary of Years in Clinical Practice

Karen Walsh is the Professional Education Team Leader and Clinical Scientist at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education, (CORE) based at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She has previously worked as a Professional Affairs Manager in the contact lens … Continue reading

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Face coverings and mask to minimise droplet dispersion and aerosolisation: a video case study

Karen Walsh is the Professional Education Team Leader and Clinical Scientist at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education, (CORE) based at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She has previously worked as a Professional Affairs Manager in the contact lens … Continue reading

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Increase in Dry Eye Symptoms Among Middle and High School Students After Initiation of Online Learning Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

American Academy of Optometry, Oct 2020, Poster Amy Nau, Olivia Nau, Reeti Rawal,Korb & Associates, Korb Research, Boston PurposeMeibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the most common cause of evaporative dry eye in adults and more recently has been shown to … Continue reading

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Infographic: Mask Associated Dry Eye (MADE)

While wearing a mask is important in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19, it can impact ocular comfort. First coined by an Ophthalmologist in the US, this particular sequelae has been termed mask associated dry eye, or ‘MADE’.1 If … Continue reading

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Scleral Lens Update: Current and Future Applications

Dr. Melissa Barnett is a principal optometrist at the University of California, Davis Eye Center and is Past President of The Scleral Lens Education Society. Drs. Melissa Barnett and Lynette Johns authored and edited the book Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory … Continue reading

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Midday fogging

Dr. Melissa Barnett is a principal optometrist at the University of California, Davis Eye Center and is Past President of The Scleral Lens Education Society. Drs. Melissa Barnett and Lynette Johns authored and edited the book Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory … Continue reading

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Fiona Stapleton and colleagues explore the effect of adding a drop of artificial tear to the unpreserved saline filling solution of mini-scleral contact lenses

Post-lens Lubrication and Subjective Responses during Mini-scleral Contact Lens Wear Fiona Stapleton, Rajini Peguda, Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy, Nancy Briggs and Jacqueline TanSchool of Optometry and Vision Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Australia Poster presented at AAO, Nashville (Virtual meeting), Oct 2020 (Link) … Continue reading

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Practitioner Reference: Disinfecting your Diagnostics

Download our practitioner reference containing the correct steps necessary to disinfect reusable diagnostic lenses in practice.

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BLINK: Don’t Miss It

Mark Bullimore’s editorial reviews the recently published BLINK study, summarising key findings and making them applicable to practice. Continue reading

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Is a dose-dependent response common among a number of myopia control treatments?

Australian myopia control expert, reviews evidence across a number of different myopia control interventions. Continue reading

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