Issue 69 | December 2022
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
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
Issue 67 | September 2022
Research in the field of myopia is rapidly evolving. As practitioners, it is important to be at the forefront of these developments so patients can receive the best care possible. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Mark Bullimore, Paul Chamberlain, and Noel Brennan discuss why myopia management is so important; Debbie Jones outlines results from the longest continuous myopia control soft contact lens study involving children; James Loughman demonstrates the generation of refractive centile curves from over 35,000 children showing the normal development patterns in refraction for boys and girls; and finally, Kate and Paul Gifford provide an infographic with communication tips eye care practitioners can use when discussing myopia management.
- Editorial - Practitioners Must Embrace Myopia Management
- Feature Article - Article Review: Long-term Effect of Dual-focus Contact Lenses on Myopia Progression in Children: A 6-year Multicenter Clinical Trial
- Conference Highlights - Asian and Western refractive centile curves from meta-analysis of population refraction data
- Clinical Insight - Practitioner Reference: Communication in Myopia Management
Issue 66 | June 2022
Ocular neuropathic pain is a burgeoning topic that clinicians must become familiar with. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Anat Galor and Sneh Patel provide a systematic overview of ocular neuropathic pain; Jessica Steen discusses LASIK induced neuropathic corneal pain; Pedram Hamrah demonstrates morphological changes in corneal nerves of those with neuropathic corneal pain and contact lens discomfort; and Richard Maharaj shares a case report outlining the management of a patient with ocular neuropathic pain.
- Editorial - What is neuropathic ocular surface pain and what can we do about it?
- Feature Article - Article Review: Neuropathic corneal pain following LASIK surgery: a retrospective case series
- Conference Highlights - Structural and Functional Corneal Nerve Abnormalities suggest the Neurosensory Origin of Contact Lens Discomfort
- Clinical Insight - A case of Pain in the Eyes