Retinal Physician Article Submission Guidelines-Prescribing for Astigmatism and Presbyopia


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September 2003


Medication Effects on the Anterior Segment and Contact Lens Wear
By:  William L. Miller, OD, Ph.D., FAAO
Some popular systemic medications cause ocular side effects that can disrupt contact lens wear.

Digging Through the Literature
By:  Marjorie J. Rah, O.D., PhD
Use this review to catch up with the latest contact lens and nutrition news.

Finding the Right Prescription for Mail-order Sales
By:  Randall Teague, O.D.; Fred M. Arima, O.D., F.A.A.O.; Judson Briggs, O.D.; Don R. Cloninger, O.D.; Janet M. Mint, O.D., F.A.A.O.; Gary J. Morgan, O.D.; John D. Pearson, O.D.; David W. Rouse, O.D.; Alan Kurfirst, O.D.
How easy is it to obtain contact lenses without a valid prescription from leading mail-order and Internet companies?

Take Some Frustration Out of Multifocal Fitting
By:  Larry Wan, O.D.
One practitioner shares tips that have improved his success rate with multifocal contact lens patients.


editor's perspective
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Tell Your Patients The Best Option

prescribing for presbyopia
By:  Craig W. Norman, FCLSA
Communicate and Demonstrate Soft Multifocal Lens Benefits

orthokeratology today
By:  Marjorie J. Rah, O.D., PhD
Today's Hot Topic: Corneal Reshaping

discovering dry eye
By:  Barbara Caffery, OD, MS, FAAO
Current Dry Eye Treatments Show Promise

contact lens care
By:  Jennifer L. Smythe, OD, MS, FAAO
The Forgotten Lens Care Step

therapeutic topics
By:  Julie A. Schornack, OD, MEd
Ocular Side Effects of Herbal Supplements, Part 2

staffing solutions
By:  Jane F. Beeman, COA, NCLC-AC, FCLSA, PRSA
Use the Correct Name For "Free" Lenses

treatment plan
By:  William L. Miller, OD, Ph.D., FAAO
An Injection Primer, Part 1

readers' forum
By:  C. Stephen Johnson, O.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.O.
Offering a Different Colored Contact Lens Option

contact lens case reports
By:  Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO; Mark P. AndrĂ©, FAAO
Managing Aphakic Infants

contact lens economics
By:  Antonio Calossi, DIP OPTOM IT, FAILAC, FBCLA
Prescribe What's Best For Your Patients