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June 2001

Features

Boost Oxygen Transmission with Silicone-Hydrogel Lenses
By:  William J. Lahners, M.D.; Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO; Buddy Russell, FCLSA
Three case reports show that silicone-hydrogel contact lenses succeed in applications demanding high oxygen transmissibility.

Topical Antihistamine Proven Safe in Single-use Lens Wear
By:  Mark D. Kirstein, O.D.; Michael B. Raizman, M.D.; Jason S. Rothman, M.D.; Kimberly M. Farea, O.D.
This study found that a topical antihistamine is safe and tolerated when used by patients during daily disposable lens wear.

Contact Lens Solutions and Lens Care Update
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Navigate your way through new contact lens care solution products and labeling, from no-rub indication to MPDS approval.

Departments

Editor's Perspective
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Is Shorter Better?

Prescribing For Astigmatism
By:  Peter D. Bergenske, OD, FAAO
Stalking the Soft Multifocal Toric Lens

RGP Insights
By:  Loretta B. Szczotka-Flynn, OD, PhD, MS, FAAO
Fitting MDF Dystrophy With RGP Lenses

Discovering Dry Eye
By:  Kelly Kinney Nichols, OD, MPH, PHD
Medical Treatment Of Dry Eye

Contact Lens Primer
By:  Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS; Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Contact Lens Management Of the Irregular Cornea

Contact Lens Economics
Make Your Contact Lens Practice A Success

Treatment Plan
By:  William D. Townsend, OD, FAAO
Oral and Systemic Medications In Eye Care: Part I

Contact Lens Case Reports
By:  Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO; Mark P. AndrĂ©, FAAO
The Cost of Solution-induced Dry Eyes