Tag Archives: contact lenses

Handling Children and Contact Lenses

Matt Geller, OD, sat down with Linda Chous, OD, who shares great tips on handling children and contact lenses and how to use this demographic to develop a niche practice. “Usually around middle school, kids start wondering about contact lenses,” Chous says. And some parents want to know what the …

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My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2018

Here are the contact lenses that I routinely prescribe. It is difficult to classify what top contact lenses are; however, I have found that these particular lenses tend to accommodate the specific needs of my patients and garner the most positive reviews and feedback from my patients who wear them. …

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Hubble Contact Lenses – 4 Things To Consider

You know the old saying if it’s too good to be true then it probably is? The same might be said about Hubble contact lenses. Forbes Magazine recently ran a feature on the founders of Hubble contact lenses and their goal of disrupting the contact lens industry. According to the …

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The Power of the Bandage Contact Lens

There are many innovative applications of the bandage contact lens that can make a big difference in certain situations. A bandage contact lens (BCL) is one of the simplest and most powerful instruments available to eye doctors to heal a problematic cornea. Surprisingly, many eyecare providers underutilize this amazing tool. …

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Guide to Fitting Contact Lenses for the Presbyopic Population

Fitting contact lenses in the presbyopic population can be challenging in today’s environment. Today’s patient expects instant gratification. Unfortunately, for most presbyopes there is going to be a learning curve when wearing contacts, especially for the first time. The right expectations need to be set without discouraging the patient from trying …

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Keratoconus Treatment – Everything You Need to Know

Keratoconus (KCN) is a biomechanical instability in corneal tissue causing bilateral asymmetrical progressive thinning and subsequent ectasia of the cornea.1 Why Does Keratoconus Occur? The collagen in keratoconic corneas either is initially normal and degrades over time, or begins as abnormally synthesized tissue.1  Lysosomal and proteolytic enzymes responsible for corneal …

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The History of Contact Lens Legislation and Innovation

This is a sponsored post by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! There is a long history of contact lens legislation and innovation. While innovation has allowed us to create improving contact lens wearing experiences for our patients, our ability to prescribe lenses …

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