Tag Archives: contact lenses

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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A Guide To Multifocal Contact Lenses

It’s 4:45 PM at the end of a long day and in your mind you’re halfway out the door — until you see the chief complaint on your next chart. “55-year-old with decreased vision in their monovision contacts.” You picture your hands shaking as you hold loose lenses in front …

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Sleeping in Contact Lenses

It is estimated that 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses.1 For many individuals, contact lenses have become the primary choice for vision correction, and for good reasons! Contact lenses offer to correct for a wide range of nearsighted, farsighted and astigmatic prescriptions and have become readily …

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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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AVEO Contact Lenses – What You Need To Know

AVEO Contact Lenses - What You Need to Know

Another online contact lens company? There is no doubt that daily contact lenses are the lens modality of choice for eyecare providers given their increased water content and the decreased rate of complication compared to other modalities. However, contact lens wearers are not always easily convinced by those statistics alone. …

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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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The Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Melissa Barnett OD

There are many great benefits of daily disposable contact lenses. Despite these benefits, we know that oftentimes cost or other factors impact the value our patients perceive in them, driving them to start off in reusable lenses, particularly for those first time wearers. In this video interview, Dr. Melissa Barnett …

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Managing Discomfort in Contact Lenses

erin rueff od

Discomfort is the prevailing reason why many patients are opting to drop out of contact lens wear, and managing discomfort in contact lenses rests on our shoulders as eyecare professionals. While it is easy to blame the ocular surface or dryness for discomfort issues, optometrists know that treating surface level …

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How Optometrists Can Prevent Contact Lens Dropout

how optometrists can prevent contact lens dropout

This article was produced in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc, a proud supporter of NewGradOptometry.com and new graduate optometrists 😎 Contact Lens Dropout Has Tremendous Consequences Contact lens dropout presents a challenge for both the patient and the optometrist. When patients choose to quit on their contact …

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