Author Archives: Sarah Guthrie

Structural and Functional Corneal Nerve Abnormalities suggest the Neurosensory Origin of Contact Lens Discomfort

Pedram Hamrah, MD is the Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Hamrah trained in Ocular and Transplantation Immunology at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and … Continue reading

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What is neuropathic ocular surface pain and what can we do about it?

Anat Galor, MD, MSPH is a cornea and uveitis trained specialist with a dual appointment at the Miami Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Galor currently runs … Continue reading

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A case of Pain in the Eyes

Richard Maharaj OD, FAAO is the director of interventional dry eye services at the Prism Eye Institute in Southern Ontario. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of the American Academy of … Continue reading

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Article Review: Neuropathic corneal pain following LASIK surgery: a retrospective case series

Jessica Steen OD, FAAO is an Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where she serves as Director of the Glaucoma Service and as an attending optometric physician at the College’s Eye Care Institute. Dr. Steen graduated from … Continue reading

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Use of a scleral contact lens to manage a patient with a persistent epithelial defect due to neurotrophic keratitis

Melanie Frogozo provides a case report of using a scleral lens to manage a persistent epithelial defect. Continue reading

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From Vision to Ocular Surface Rehabilitation: A Paradigm Shift in Scleral Lens Prescribing

Boris Severinsky shows the benefits of fitting scleral lenses to manage ocular surface disease Continue reading

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Managing Dry Eye With Rigid Contact Lenses

Maria Walker provides a comprehensive review of using rigid lenses in patients with dry eye Continue reading

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Article Review: Assessment of a Novel Lens Surface Treatment for Scleral Lens Wearers with Dry Eye

Daddi Fadel discusses the impact of a surface treated scleral lens on comfort in dry eye patients Continue reading

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Patient handout: Replace your contact lenses on time

Download our patient handout, developed by Alison Ng, to use as a starting point for conversations with patients about why it’s important to follow recommended replacement schedules. Continue reading

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Non-Compliance With Contact Lens Replacement Schedules: Does it really matter?

Desmond Fonn gives an overview of the risks of patient non-compliance with lens replacement frequency. Continue reading

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