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A New Dry Eye Product May Help Your Contact Lens Practice

Two issues are important for practitioners to note as they begin to prescribe Restasis. First, the proposed mechanism of action is important, and the recommendations for use are specific. Second, in addition to providing the required information about dosing, mechanism of action and potential side effects, the product package insert also includes contact lens management [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Contact Lense Issues and Management|0 Comments

Contact Lens Solutions For Dry Eye

Of course, some patients truly are poor contact lens candidates. A contact lens is a physical presence that disrupts the tear film and promotes tear evaporation, and that spells doom for patients with severely, dry eyes. That is why you should perform a thorough slit lamp examination (including instillation of fluorescein and evaluation of the [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Contact Lense Issues and Management|0 Comments

Creating a Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens

I believe an ideal lens could be worn safely and comfortably round-the-clock for at least a month at a time, with none of the daily hassles of handling, application, removal, cleaning and storage. Designing a continuous wear lens presented daunting challenges, and it has taken the industry nearly 30 years to achieve this goal this [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Contact Lense Issues and Management|0 Comments

Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

In a time where cost often takes a back seat to the many conveniences in one's life, fast food, cell phones and CD players, to name a few, it seems simple to accept the convenience of a daily disposable lens. But many practitioners in the United States haven't jumped on the daily disposables bandwagon. According [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Contact Lense Issues and Management|0 Comments

Introducing Time-Release Comfort Focus?DAILIES with Aqua Release

Focus?DAILIES?contact lenses were introduced by CIBA Vision in 1997 and have now become the best-selling daily disposable lens in North America. Manufactured with the company's patented Lightstream'" process, Focus DAILIES are made in reusable quartz molds that produce high-quality lenses at a very reasonable cost. Focus DAILIES always have been designed to be thrown away [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Contact Lense Issues and Management|0 Comments