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Use of contact lenses significantly associated with dry eye status

November 25, 2014

DENVER – Dry eye status in patients who wear contact lenses was significantly associated with contact lens wettability, deposition and debris, according to a presenter here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Padmapriya Ramamoorthy, BScOptom, MS, PhD, FAAO, explained that she and a colleague conducted a study "to quantify and assess differences in clinical and contact lens characteristics between normal soft contact lens wearers and those with [contact lens dry eye].”

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Inadequate contact lens hygiene increased risk for acute conjunctivitis

November 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Failure to properly clean and store contact lenses significantly increased risk for acute conjunctivitis, according to a presenter at the 2014…
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Alcon marks support of CLAY studies

November 24, 2014
DENVER – Alcon noted its 5 years of support for the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth team during a company-sponsored press conference here at the American Academy of…
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Survey effective in identifying factors associated with corneal inflammatory events

November 21, 2014
DENVER – A survey that assesses contact lens care and use was able to identify routine behaviors and environmental exposures that led to corneal inflammatory…
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Use of contact lenses significantly associated with dry eye status

November 25, 2014
DENVER – Dry eye status in patients who wear contact lenses was significantly associated with contact lens wettability, deposition and debris…
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Inadequate contact lens hygiene increased risk for acute conjunctivitis

November 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Failure to properly clean and store contact lenses significantly increased risk for acute conjunctivitis, according to a presenter…
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Alcon marks support of CLAY studies

November 24, 2014
DENVER – Alcon noted its 5 years of support for the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth team during a company-sponsored press conference here at the…
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Survey effective in identifying factors associated with corneal inflammatory events

November 21, 2014
DENVER – A survey that assesses contact lens care and use was able to identify routine behaviors and environmental exposures that led to…
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Pain-sensitive patients may report dry eye symptoms without pathology

November 21, 2014
DENVER – Pain sensitivity influences ocular discomfort and dryness perception, according to a speaker here at the American Academy of Optometry…
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Digital devices contribute to ocular discomfort, ECPs report

November 20, 2014
DENVER – The use of digital devices causes visual glare and increases dryness and eye strain, according to a press release issued by Johnson…

5 things to read during Contact Lens Health Week

November 19, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Optometric Association have partnered to launch Contact Lens Health Week, an…
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CooperVision launches daily disposable silicone hydrogels

November 19, 2014
DENVER – CooperVision introduced Clariti 1 Day, its family of silicone hydrogel daily disposable lenses, here at the American Academy of…
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Patients report comfort with new peroxide solution

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Patients whose eye care professionals switched them to a hydrogen peroxide disinfecting solution reported high levels of comfort with…
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‘Flat pack’ daily disposable lens now available from Menicon

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Menicon introduced its new Miru 1day Flat Pack daily disposable contact lens at an American Academy of Optometry-sponsored press…
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