Author: Jerome A. Legerton, OD, MS, MBA
Published: November 1, 2023
The goal of this article is to show that technology is forecast to fulfill the need for automated lens parameter selection for specialty and smart contact lenses having physical properties and that it may be less forgiving than modern single use contact lenses.
Author(s): Roxanna Hemmati, OD; Sheila Morrison, OD; & Ashley Wallace-Tucker, OD
Published: August 1, 2023
The goal of this article is to provide practical contact lens solutions to complex eye conditions. Although scleral lens are usually the top choice for these types of patients, other designs in addition to sclerals will be showcased as suitable options.
Authors: Madison Moss, OD, and Rob Ensley, OD
Published: May 1, 2023
The goal of this article is to review current and future trends in presbyopia correction, as well as critical examination components to consider for managing these patients. Optical, pharmaceutical, and surgical treatment methods will be highlighted.
Author: Roxanna Potter, OD
Published: February 1, 2023
The goal of this article is to explain the use of orthokeratology as a method for both refractive correction and myopia management. Appropriate patient selection, safety and limitations to this modality are explored, along with methods to maximize its myopia control effect.
Authors: Pam Satjawatcharaphong, OD, and Lindsay Sicks, OD
Published: November 1, 2022
The goal of this article is to review the most recent disinfection guidelines for multi-patient-use diagnostic lenses so practitioners can apply this knowledge to their clinical practice and contact lens instructors can incorporate it in an academic setting.
Authors: Stephen J. Vincent, OD, PhD, and Jan P.G. Bergmanson, OD, PhD, DSc
Published: August 1, 2022
The goal of this article is to explore clinical challenges and/or potential challenges as they relate to scleral lenses, including intraocular pressure, corneal oxygenation, clearing the limbus, and conjunctival prolapse.
Author: Ashley Wallace-Tucker, OD
Published: May 1, 2022
This article will review the history of orthokeratology (ortho-k), discuss how and why it has gained significant popularity in myopia management, and offer ideas for successful implementation into clinical practice.
Author: Daniel G. Fuller, OD
Published: February 1, 2022
The number of publications related to scleral lenses has exploded as the science, clinical evidence, and practitioner feedback drive product innovation. This article summarizes some basic fitting considerations, important design innovations, and emerging technologies.
Authors: Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD, and Jason G. Jedlicka, OD
Published: November 1, 2021
The popularity of scleral lenses has propelled the development of technology to improve both fitting efficiency and success. This course discusses the metrics taken from profilometers that help those practitioners using a branded designed lens to customize the lens for optimal fitting, free-form lens designs that can be used to successfully fit challenging eyes, and the various measurements and tools available to practitioners fitting scleral lenses.
Author: Rob Ensley, OD
Published: August 1, 2021
This article will review the options available and discuss a few considerations that factor into the decision-making process.
Author: Melissa Barnett, MD and Tom Arnold, OD
Published: May 1, 2021
This article discusses how photographing the ocular surface and scleral lenses on the eye allow practitioners and staff to visually track changes over time. However, they may not know how to achieve the best quality images that can help them in their practice.
Author: Daddi Fadel, DOptom, FSLS, FBCLA, FAAO
Published: February 1, 2021
This article discusses five clinically significant fitting challenges, providing indications for how to prevent and ultimately treat them when they ensue.
Authors: Elise Kramer, OD and Stephanie Woo, OD
Published: October 1, 2020
This article focuses on how to build a successful scleral and specialty lens practice as well as adding them to an existing practice.