Author Archives: Sarah Guthrie

Customizing orthokeratology for myopia control

Paul Gifford’s editorial covers the use of orthokeratology for slowing the progression of myopia. Continue reading

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Combined atropine with orthokeratology in childhood myopia control (AOK) – A randomized controlled trial

Paul Gifford discusses work presented at ARVO 2019 on combining atropine with orthokeratology for myopia control. Continue reading

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Practitioner reference: Getting started with Orthokeratology

The clinical insight in this issue is a practitoner reference and infographic “Getting started with orthokeratology”, stepping you through obtaining good corneal topography images, how to assess likelihood of achieving full refraction from OK, and decision making for correcting astigmatism. Continue reading

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Contact Lens Compendium

The Contact Lens Compendium is an up-to-date listing of contact lenses and solutions available in Canada.  It is available for free as a searchable online database for Canadian eye care professionals.  The 2019 issue is now available to download.

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Understanding Clinical and Contact Lens Related Risk Factors for Corneal Inflammatory Events

Loretta Szczotka-Flynn has written a comprehensive editorial, including a review of the associations between mucin ball formation and CIEs Continue reading

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Epidemiology of contact lens-induced infiltrates: an updated review

Robin Chalmers not only summarises key points from Kelsey Steele’s recent review paper on the epidemiology of CIEs, but also provides several helpful pieces of advice for practitioners Continue reading

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Contact Lens-induced Corneal Infiltrative Events during Extended Melimine Antimicrobial Contact Lens (MACL) wear Clinical Trial

Future work in this field is highlighted with Debarun Dutta’s conference abstract which examines the effect of antimicrobial contact lenses on the incidence of CIEs in extended wear Continue reading

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Practitioner reference: Corneal Infiltrative Events, the facts, figures and how to reduce the risks

With so many figures surrounding incidence and risk factors for CIEs it can be difficult to remember the key points. The practitioner reference guide brings all of these together in one simple reference tool to remind you of how common … Continue reading

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Staining Wars

Eric Papas has written a fascinating editorial describing how our appreciation of SICS has changed over time, concluding with some present day evidence Continue reading

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Cellular fluorescein hyperfluorescence is dynamin-dependent and increased by Tetronic 1107 treatment

David McCanna reviews Tahmina Khan’s in vitro work which examines the mechanism of fluorescein uptake into cells, and how this is modulated by a particular surfactant found in some MPS Continue reading

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