There is no evidence of clinically significant corneal swelling after examining the change and recovery in corneal thickness associated with short-term miniscleral contact lens wear.
The Rose K2 XL lens made with Menicon Z material delivers maximum oxygen to the cornea.
Lysozyme is a beneficial protein in the tear film and is involved in the eye’s natural defence mechanism.
A US expert in orthokeratology will share his extensive clinical and practical knowledge in a free interactive webinar in September.
Babies who receive intraocular lenses after surgery for congenital unilateral cataract have more post-operative complications than those who use contact lenses post surgery.
Careful monitoring is required in a patient fitted with a mini-scleral lens following a corneal graft that has become vascularised.
CASE REPORT: An 83-year-old opts for a mini-scleral lens following a corneal graft.
Nesofilcon A is a new lens material that provides a safe daily wear alternative for patients who encounter problems wearing silicone hydrogel lenses.
Research shows that the degree of friction between a lens and eyelid is the strongest factor in determining comfort, according to Johnson & Johnson’s Katherine Osborn Lorenz.
Scleral and mini-scleral lenses bring complications but may deliver improved visual acuity and comfort.
A recent development in daily disposable silicone hydrogel technology is termed a water gradient lens.
Identical twins had stable prescriptions after being fitted with orthokeratology lenses but myopia in one twin started to progress as soon as she stopped wearing the lenses.
A teenager’s myopia increased in one eye immediately after she ceased ortho-K lens wear. The other eye, which continued wear of an overnight lens, maintained the same prescription.
Optometrists should do their own research to determine the benefits of new types of contact lenses.
A physical education teacher with monocular keratoconus finds a scleral lens gives him comfort and overcomes residual astigmatism.