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Demystifying the Three-Zone Progressive Design

peer reviewed April 22, 2024 Fitting multifocals can be tough. From establishing “realistic expectations” to working through comfort and dryness issues, not to mention the delicate balancing act of obtaining sharp vision at the desired

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Our 2024 Patient Care Resolutions: What’s In and What’s Out

January 18, 2024 In honor of the new year, we decided we would start off with some “resolutions” of our own in regard to contact lenses and our patient care. Here are the “Ins” and

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Medically Necessary Benefits Good for Patients and Practitioners

December 22, 2023 While there are multitudes of contact lens modalities for the presbyopic patient, many of which include specialty or custom options, what happens when there is an excellent option for your patient, but

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Exploring the Physiology of Presbyopia

December 8, 2023 We, as practitioners, understand that our primary role in eye care is to help patients see comfortably and clearly while protecting them from any future damage to the eye. However, we do

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Troubleshooting in Multifocal Contact Lenses

December 8, 2023 Roadblocks can occur when fitting patients with contact lenses even after you’re gone through all the necessary steps, including history, motivation, refractive status, education, expectations, ocular surface evaluation, lens selection, and all

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Tips and Tricks for Fitting Multifocal Contact Lenses

October 2, 2023 We’re all looking for ways to be more efficient, have better outcomes, and ensure success for our multifocal contact lens wearers. Over the years, we’ve learned a thing or two, so here

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Popularity of Scleral Lenses Boosts Demand for Advanced Design Options 

August 29, 2023 Scleral lenses have made a resurgence in the specialty contact lens space over the last two decades. They have become an indispensable tool in eye care’s arsenal to manage refractive error in


My Success with ACUVUE OASYS MAX 1-Day Lenses

sponsored content August 23, 2023 We’ve heard for years that dryness, discomfort, and vision are the major reasons for contact lens drop out,1 but I always thought “not in my practice.” Then I started asking


Why Specialty Multifocal Contact Lenses Are a Win-Win Solution

June 28, 2023 As we discussed in the article, “Custom Soft Multifocal Contact Lenses Often the Optimal Solution for Presbyopes,” custom contact lens options are a modality in the multifocal contact lens realm that is

Crossing the Presbyopia Chasm

June 1, 2023 sponsored content Crossing the Chasm is a very popular book in business school curricula discussing marketing of high-tech products.1 The concept of a product adoption “chasm” also applies to practitioners as we

Technologies of MAX Contact Lenses Address a Lifetime of Needs

April 27, 2023 sponsored content With adults spending more time on screens combined with the fact that half of patients over age 45 will drop out of contact lens wear,‡ it is imperative that the

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Dailies and Torics Among the Best Contact Lens Options for Presbyopes

April 25, 2023 What’s next after you have identified candidates for presbyopic contact lenses, educated patients about expectations, and cleaned their ocular surface? Lens selection comes next. Here are some contact lens options in the

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Finding a Contact Lens Solution for Every Presbyopic Patient

April 11, 2023 The contact lens evaluation is a greatly overlooked part of the success of our contact lens patients, especially with our presbyopic patients. Whether they have been wearing contacts for decades or want

When Fitting Multifocal Contact Lenses, It’s the Ocular Surface that Counts

April 11, 2023 Imagine fitting a patient into multifocal contact lenses. The refraction, education, and lens selection are completed according to the patient’s lifestyle and needs. The patient is given ample time to settle, but

Prepare Your Pre-Presbyopia Patient for Multifocal Contact Lenses

Prepare Your Pre-Presbyope Patient for Multifocal Contact Lenses

April 11, 2023 While we have already discussed success with contact lens fitting for our presbyopic population, including patient selection and ocular surface management, the most time in our clinic spent on a presbyopic contact

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