Retinal Physician Article Submission Guidelines-Prescribing for Astigmatism and Presbyopia


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January 2002


Contact Lenses 2001
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
From extended wear and no rub to lawsuits and ortho-k, look back at the controversy, innovation and optimism of 2001.

Extended Wear: Past, Present and Future
By:  Brien Holden, PhD, DSc, OAM, FAAO
Extended wear lenses have come a long way over the past 50 years and are now poised to change the contact lens world forever.

A Clinical Look at a Silicone Hydrogel Extended Wear Lens
By:  John McNally, OD, FAAO; Curtis McKenney, OD
Compare a high Dk silicone hydrogel lens worn for 30 days to a low Dk conventional hydrogel lens worn for six nights.

International Contact Lens Prescribing
By:  Phillip Morgan, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO; Nathan Efron, PhD, DSc, FBCLA, FCCLSA, FIACLE, FAAO (DipCCLRT); Craig A. Woods, PhD, MCOptom, DipCLP, FAAO; Deborah Jones, BSc, FCOptom, DipCLP, FAAO; Yiannis Tranoudis, DO, MSc, PhD; Eef van der Worp, BSc, FAAO, FIACLE; Magne Helland, BSc, MScOptom, FIACLE
Survey results from six countries provide a snapshot of contact lens prescribing around the world.


editor's perspective
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
The Contact Lens Event Of The Year

prescribing for presbyopia
By:  Craig W. Norman, FCLSA
Measurement Tips to Increase Presbyopic RGP Fitting Success

orthokeratology today
By:  Craig W. Norman, FCLSA
Evolution of Orthokeratology

discovering dry eye
By:  Barbara Caffery, OD, MS, FAAO
Ethnic Differences in Lens Response and Tear Film

contact lens primer
By:  Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS; Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Peripheral Corneal Desiccation

contact lens economics
By:  Antonio Calossi, DIP OPTOM IT, FAILAC, FBCLA
Contact Lens Inventory: Yes or No?

treatment plan
By:  Timothy McMahon, OD, FAAO
Infections vs. Inflammation

contact lens case reports
By:  Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO; Mark P. AndrĂ©, FAAO
A Reverse Geometry Lens for Post-RK Patients