Tag Archives: Clinical Insight

Case Study: Utilizing Meibography to Address Contact Lens Intolerance

Andrea Lasby, OD, FAAO, FSLS graduated with a Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo in 2013. She completed a Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry, in 2014. Dr. Lasby currently practices … Continue reading

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Infographic: Mask Associated Dry Eye (MADE)

While wearing a mask is important in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19, it can impact ocular comfort. First coined by an Ophthalmologist in the US, this particular sequelae has been termed mask associated dry eye, or ‘MADE’.1 If … Continue reading

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Practitioner Reference: Disinfecting your Diagnostics

Download our practitioner reference containing the correct steps necessary to disinfect reusable diagnostic lenses in practice.

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How to choose myopia management interventions for the child in your chair

Philip Cheng draws on his considerable experience in the clinical insight section to demonstrate how to apply this evidence when recommending treatment for patients in practice. Continue reading

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Practitioner Reference: Preservatives and Dry Eye Disease

Appropriate use of preserved and preservative-free artificial tears is a commonly encountered question in clinical practice. The results of a 2019 literature review by Walsh and Jones are summarised in this factsheet, available to download as a reference for eye … Continue reading

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Supporting good habits for contact lens wearers

Produced by CORE, and available through contact lens update, there are four patient handouts which eye care practitioners can download, print, and make use of in practice. The first gives five facts contact lens wearers should know during the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Defining the GP material of the future

Download PDF Dr Langis Michaud graduated from École d’optométrie de l’Université de Montréal. He is a full professor and has practiced there since 2001, as the chief of the contact lens department. It is difficult to predict the future for … Continue reading

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Canadian Dry Eye Summit: Questioning the questionnaires

Which symtom questionnaire should you use? 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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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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