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Costa launches optical eye wear

September 28, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Costa announced here at Vision Expo West that its prescription dealers can now offer Costa Optical frames.

The line will have limited availability until its full launch in January 2017, the company said in a press release.

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ODs to play important role in wearables

September 27, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Wearable technology will make its way into the optometric practice in the near future, Jerome Legerton, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO, reported here at Vision…
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Speaker: Every presbyope is a candidate for contact lenses

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Fifty percent of the U.S. population will be at least 50 years old by 2017, and a variety of contact lenses are available for treating their…
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Carefully evaluate ocular surface of contact lens, cataract surgery patients

September 22, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens dropout rates have not changed despite improved lens technology, Paul M. Karpecki, OD, said, and it is due to computer and smart phone…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & Dysfunctions: Volume 2, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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Wellness Symposium presenter discusses proactive approach

April 15, 2016
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Allow for healing before fitting contacts post-CXL

October 7, 2015
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Costa launches optical eye wear

September 28, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Costa announced here at Vision Expo West that its prescription dealers can now offer Costa Optical frames. The line will have…

Meeting News Coverage

ODs to play important role in wearables

September 27, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Wearable technology will make its way into the optometric practice in the near future, Jerome Legerton, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO,

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Every presbyope is a candidate for contact lenses

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Fifty percent of the U.S. population will be at least 50 years old by 2017, and a variety of contact lenses are available for…

Meeting News Coverage

Carefully evaluate ocular surface of contact lens, cataract surgery patients

September 22, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens dropout rates have not changed despite improved lens technology, Paul M. Karpecki, OD, said, and it is due to…

J&J leadership eyes AMO partnership as resource for advancing optometry

September 20, 2016
Johnson & Johnson looks to its planned acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics as instrumental in improving patients’ eye health experience…

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Industry experts predict effects of disruptive technology

September 19, 2016
LAS VEGAS – “Digital is very disruptive,” Richard Clompus, OD, FAAO, told attendees at an emerging technology panel discussion…

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Accept every patient as a contact lens wearer, industry leaders say

September 16, 2016
LAS VEGAS – “We haven’t scratched the surface of the contact lens market,” moderator Scot Morris, OD, said during the Global…

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Contact lens industry unites over legislation to protect patients

September 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens legislation is the single biggest challenge the optometric profession has had in the last 3 to 5 years and will have…

In the Journals

Adding hyaluronic acid to standard rewetting drop improves clinical performance

September 9, 2016
Dryness and burning/stinging throughout the day showed more improvement in contact lens wearers using a rewetting drop with both…

In the Journals

Demographic factors influence ocular comfort variations during soft lens wear

September 8, 2016
Patient demographics such as age, gender, lens wear experience, ethnicity and refractive status can influence the rating of ocular comfort in…

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