This handy infographic will be a helpful reminder on what to look for when assessing suitability for fitting orthokeratology (OK) to slow progression of myopia. Developed by Dr Paul Gifford from Myopia Profile, and modified for Contact Lens Update in collaboration with CORE and the University of Waterloo, this guide steps you through obtaining good corneal topography images, how to assess likelihood of correcting full refraction from OK, and decision making for correcting astigmatism.
Clinical Insight Archive
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 CIEs are, what the associated risk factors are and what steps can be taken in practice to help reduce the chance of them occurring. Available to download here.
A new SICS factsheet is available for practitioners to download, providing a summary of key information about SICS along with advice on how to deal with it in practice. [ Read More ]
A factsheet is available to download, for use by practitioners to help implement myopia management in practice [ Read More ]
Brian Tompkins and Keyur Patel provide a practitioner view in the clinical insight section, sharing why they pay such close attention to the condition of the eyelids in their contact lens patients, along with the series of clinical assessments they perform. [ Read More ]
The final myth, tackled by Karen Walsh, concerns the need to fit low astigmats with soft toric rather than spherical contact lenses. [ Read More ]
Download our patient handout on healthy contact lens habits for kids! [ Read More ]
Check out a new COPE-accredited online CE course designed to encourage collaboration between optometrists and pharmacists [ Read More ]