Tag Archives: contact lenses

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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