Retinal Physician Article Submission Guidelines-Prescribing for Astigmatism and Presbyopia


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July 2003


Color Your Contact Lens Practice
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.; Lisa Starcher
Increased cosmetic contact lens color and prescription options offer practitioners the possibility to expand their contact lens wearer base.

Soft Contact Lens Care Products
By:  Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO
This contemporary soft lens care product update describes solution usage guidelines, ingredients and how they clean, rinse and/or disinfect soft lenses.

Comparing Laboratory and Environmental Acanthamoeba
By:  Luiz E. Bermudez, M.D.; Martin Wu, B.S.
This study determined which laboratory-produced strains of Acanthamoeba most resemble those that patients may be exposed to in the environment.

Paying Tribute to a Dedicated Organization
By:  Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd
The CLMA has worked diligently behind the scenes for 42 years to promote the contact lens industry and practitioners.

Advanced Inventory Orthokeratology System
By:  Donald H. Harris, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.
One practitioner explains how a system of inventory orthokeratology lenses improved his success with ortho-k fitting.


editor's perspective
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Service Organization

prescribing for presbyopia
By:  N. Rex Ghormley, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Switch Your Presbyopic Strategy

orthokeratology today
By:  John Mark Jackson, OD, MS
Central Island Topography Patterns with Orthokeratology

discovering dry eye
By:  Barbara Caffery, OD, MS, FAAO
Brushing Up On Tear Film Viscosity

contact lens care
By:  Jennifer L. Smythe, OD, MS, FAAO
Caring for Silicone Hydrogels

therapeutic topics
By:  Julie A. Schornack, OD, MEd
Medication-induced Refractive and Accommodation Changes

staffing solutions
By:  Jane F. Beeman, COA, NCLC-AC, FCLSA, PRSA
Satisfying Presbyopic Contact Lens Wearers

contact lens economics
By:  Antonio Calossi, DIP OPTOM IT, FAILAC, FBCLA
Use Manufacturer Marketing Materials to Your Advantage

treatment plan
By:  William L. Miller, OD, Ph.D., FAAO
Managing Chalazia

readers' forum
By:  Perry Rosenthal, M.D.
Fitting Gas Permeable Lenses: A New Paradigm

readers' forum
By:  Joseph G. Vehige, O.D.
Corneal Distortion from a Defective Hydrogel Lens

contact lens case reports
By:  Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO; Mark P. AndrĂ©, FAAO
Piggybacking to Stave Off 3 and 9 O'Clock Staining