Retinal Physician Article Submission Guidelines-Prescribing for Astigmatism and Presbyopia


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April 2004


Ocular Allergies: Reviewing Etiologies and Treatment Options
By:  David A. Berntsen, OD, PhD, FAAO
Allergy season is a perfect time to review the etiologies, signs and symptoms of ocular allergies and how to help your patients find relief.

8 Ways to Maximize Presbyopic Contact Lens Fitting Success
By:  Craig W. Norman, FCLSA
Your presbyopic patients want contact lenses. These tips can help you successfully fit them.

Examining Taurine's Role in Ocular Biochemistry and in CL Wear
By:  J. James Thimons, O.D.
Find out what facts research has revealed to us about this versatile contact lens solution additive.


editor's perspective
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dealing with FCLCA Regulatory Issues

prescribing for astigmatism
By:  Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS
Toric Thoughts

GP insights
By:  Marjorie J. Rah, O.D., PhD
Fitting Children with Extended Wear GP Contact Lenses

discovering dry eye
By:  Kelly Kinney Nichols, OD, MPH, PHD
Consider Silicone Hydrogels for Dry Eye Patients

continuous wear colloquy
By:  Loretta B. Szczotka-Flynn, OD, PhD, MS, FAAO
Putting Silicone Hydrogel Lenses to Use Therapeutically

contact lens care
By:  Susan Gromacki, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.
No Rub -- Read the Fine Print, Part 2

contact lens practice pearls
By:  Thomas G. Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO
How You Ask is as Important As What You Ask

therapeutic topics
By:  Julie A. Schornack, OD, MEd
How Gastric Acid Inhibitors Affect Contact Lens Wear

staffing solutions
By:  Mary Jameson, BHS, COA, NCLC, CPOT
The ABCs of Hand Washing

contact lens economics
By:  Antonio Calossi, DIP OPTOM IT, FAILAC, FBCLA
The ABCs of Hand Washing

treatment plan
By:  Leo Semes, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Investigating Fourth-Generation Fluoroquinolones

the contact lens exam
By:  Peter D. Bergenske, OD, FAAO
Lights, Camera ... Time to Invest in Photodocumentation

contact lens case reports
By:  Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO; Mark P. AndrĂ©, FAAO
Fitting Corneal Reshaping Post-LASIK