Tag Archives: contact lens

Contact Lens Solution Options and Considerations

Contact lens solution can dramatically impact the success of a patient’s contact lens wearing experience. Multi-purpose solution affects contact lens wear because it can affect the ocular surface. The tear film is extremely delicate, and as we know, a healthy tear film is critical to not only comfort in contact …

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Who Should Wear Daily Contact Lenses and Why

Daily contact lenses have a lot to offer patients. In this video, Dr. Kate Gettinger describes who should wear daily contact lenses, the advantages of dailies, and how to communicate and educate patients on them. Who should wear daily contact lenses? Dr. Gettinger suggest that some of the best candidates …

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Two-Week Contact Lenses and When To Use Them

There are advantages of two-week contact lenses that can be beneficial for patients and practitioners. In this video, Dr. Kate Gettinger discusses when she calls upon two-week contact lenses and why. While there is a long list of reasons why many eye care professionals (ECPs) choose daily disposable contact lenses …

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The Best Contact Lens Solutions of 2019

best contact solutions 2019

As practitioners, we must be aware that our contact lens brand and modality choice, as well as the solution combination, are vital to patient comfort. Patient discomfort (burning, stinging) can directly correlate with staining of the cornea. Since today’s practitioners are fitting dailies at increasing rates, the battle between market …

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My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2019

My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2019

Here are the contact lenses that I routinely prescribe and my favorite contact lenses for 2019! Continuing with our yearly update, I’ve highlighted my favorite contact lenses! This year there are some new lenses to highlight, and some others have even dropped off. Of course, this list is strictly based …

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Orthokeratology Contact Lenses for Myopia Control

Inna Lazar OD

Utilizing orthokeratology contact lenses for myopia control has become increasingly more common. However getting patients to try specialty contact lenses isn’t easy, nor is it easy for optometrists to master fitting and getting comfortable with these lenses. Prescribing orthokeratology lenses for patients whether it is for the purpose of myopia …

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Getting Comfortable With Multifocal Contact Lenses

Gabrielle Boyd OD

Getting comfortable with multifocal contact lenses can be difficult, but with the right strategy and patient education you can be very successful. Dr. Gabrielle Boyd shares her top tips for fitting multifocal contact lenses in this video interview. Dr. Boyd recommends gathering information before you even start the fitting process. …

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