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Examining symptomatic relief and kinetic tear film stability of I-DROP MGD eye drops

Alison Ng is a clinical scientist at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education, in the School of Optometry & Vision Science at the University of Waterloo. Download the poster (.pdf) originally shared at the American Optometric Association Annual meeting … Continue reading

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Asian and Western refractive centile curves from meta-analysis of population refraction data

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 Continue reading

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Structural and Functional Corneal Nerve Abnormalities suggest the Neurosensory Origin of Contact Lens Discomfort

Pedram Hamrah, MD is the Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Hamrah trained in Ocular and Transplantation Immunology at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and … Continue reading

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From Vision to Ocular Surface Rehabilitation: A Paradigm Shift in Scleral Lens Prescribing

Boris Severinsky shows the benefits of fitting scleral lenses to manage ocular surface disease Continue reading

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Contact lens noncompliance arising from improper education

We share the work of John Gialousakis who investigated the impact of appropriate education on contact lens related bad habits. Continue reading

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Using personal face masks with spectacles versus contact lenses

Carole Maldonado-Codina explores how patient satisfaction with modes of vision correction are affected by use of personal face masks Continue reading

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One hour of smartphone use induces ocular discomfort and reduces blinking in children

Ngozi Chidi-Egboka OD, MPH, FNCO, FAAO trained as a clinical Optometrist and Lecturer in Nigeria before enrolling to undertake her PhD at UNSW Sydney. Ngozi’s research interest is the ocular surface in children. Download the poster (.pdf), which was originally … Continue reading

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‘Physiologic’ Eye Growth in Myopic Children

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Comfort and vision correlations in daily disposable multifocal lenses

Sarah Guthrie is a senior research associate at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE), in the School of Optometry & Vision Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Presented at BCLA 2021, this conference highlight is adapted from … Continue reading

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The ex-vivo drug amount of an antihistamine releasing contact lens

Summarising the ARVO 2020 presentation of Brian Pallwith co-authors, Shivkumar Mahadevan, Azaam Alli, Frank Yi, Charis Lau and Paul Gomes Ocular allergy is a pervasive condition reported in 20-40% of the US population, with a similar prevalence worldwide.1,2 A contact … Continue reading

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