Issue 71 | April 2023
The role of biometry in myopia management
Eye care professionals must be aware of the role of biometry in managing myopia. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Debbie Jones gives an overview of the many instruments available for optical biometry; Marielle Reidy discusses a study assessing the potential of ocular biometrics and uncorrected visual acuity for detecting myopia; Gareth Lingham shares the results of his study assessing the performance of a machine learning-based algorithm in estimating axial length; and finally, Jason Compton provides a practitioner resource outlining the benefits of optical biometry over A-scan ultrasound.
- Editorial - The Role of Biometry in Myopia Management
- Feature Article - Article Review: Ocular biometrics and uncorrected visual acuity for detecting myopia in Chinese school students
- Conference Highlights - Machine learning-estimated axial length is better than spherical equivalent for identifying higher-risk myopic eyes
- Clinical Insight - Practitioner Reference: Optical biometry and its role in myopia management
Issue 70 | March 2023
In-Office Procedures for Dry Eye
Eye care professionals must stay abreast of cutting-edge therapies available for the treatment of dry eye disease. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Jennifer Craig gives an overview of the latest technologies available for the treatment of dry eye; Leslie O’Dell discusses a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of eyelid warming devices; Karl Stonecipher shares the results of his study on treating meibomian gland dysfunction with intense pulsed light and low level light therapy; and finally, Selina McGee provides a clinical case report outlining the complete assessment and successful treatment of a patient experiencing contact lens discomfort due to dry eye disease.
- Editorial - Taking DED management to the next level
- Feature Article - Article Review: Eyelid Warming Devices: Safety, Efficacy, and Place in Therapy
- Conference Highlights - Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) with Intense Pulse Light Therapy (IPL) with Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) Versus Lllt Alone
- Clinical Insight - Case Report: Multimodal Treatment of Dry Eye to Overcome Contact Lens Discomfort
Issue 69 | December 2022
Multifocal Contact Lenses
Modern multifocal contact lenses are an excellent option for presbyopes. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Marc Schulze provides clinical pearls for success with multifocal contact lenses; Jennifer Fogt discusses a study comparing visual performance between multifocal contact lenses and progressive addition spectacles; Sarah Guthrie shares the results of her study examining success factors in daily disposable multifocal lenses; and finally, CORE shares a patient-facing handout outlining the benefits of multifocal soft contact lenses.
- Editorial - Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting: Clinical Pearls
- Feature Article - Article Review: Visual performance with multifocal contact lenses and progressive addition spectacles
- Conference Highlights - Relationships between success factors in daily disposable multifocal lenses
- Clinical Insight - Patient Handout: Multifocal Soft Contact Lenses
Issue 68 | November 2022
Artificial Tears: An Update
When it comes to artificial tears, practitioners have a plethora of options to choose from. Naturally, this can become overwhelming when trying to select options specific to individual patients. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Andrew Pucker provides a review of current evidence in respect to the management of common conditions using lubricating drops; Paul Murphy discusses a study examining the flow characteristics of artificial tears; Alison Ng shares the results of her study assessing symptom relief and tear film stability of an artificial tear formulation; and finally, Juan Ding provides an overview of artificial tear ingredients.
- Editorial - Prescribing Lubricating Eye Drops for Common Ocular Conditions
- Feature Article - Article Review: Rheological behavior of commercial artificial tear solutions
- Conference Highlights - Examining symptomatic relief and kinetic tear film stability of I-DROP MGD eye drops
- Clinical Insight - Practitioner Reference: Artificial Tear Ingredient Fact Sheet