Retinal Physician Article Submission Guidelines-Prescribing for Astigmatism and Presbyopia


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March 2005


Contact Lens Materials Update: Options for Most Prescriptions
By:  R. Alan Landers, O.D., M.S.; Andrew J. Rixon, O.D.
New materials and lens designs offer more options for providing patients with good vision and healthy eyes.

Proactively Prescribing Contact Lenses
By:  Stephen Cohen, O.D.
The why and how of following this practice.

Aspheric Contact Lenses: Fact and Fiction
By:  Pete S. Kollbaum, OD, PhD, FAAO; Arthur Bradley, PhD.
An examination of whether soft aspheric contact lenses can correct astigmatism and spherical aberration.

Improve Fitting Success for a Soft Toric Multifocal Lens
By:  Kenneth A. Young, O.D.
Fitting patients with a multifocal lens of similar design can improve success with a soft multifocal toric lens.


editor's perspective
By:  Elise Brisco, O.D., F.A.A.O.
A Favorable Horizon for Overnight Lens Wear

prescribing for presbyopia
By:  Mary Jo Stiegemeier, OD
Fitting the Princess and the Pea with Multifocal Contact Lenses

orthokeratology today
By:  Marjorie J. Rah, O.D., PhD
Iron Deposition Rings: Now You See Them...Now You Don't

contact lens materials
By:  N. Rex Ghormley, O.D., F.A.A.O.
How Much Oxygen is Enough for Safe Lens Wear?

discovering dry eye
By:  Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO
Understanding Tear Film Stability

contact lens care
By:  Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO
A Clean Lens is a Comfortable Lens

contact lens practice pearls
By:  Thomas G. Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO
The Phoropter: Friend or Foe?

contact lens economics
By:  Antonio Calossi, DIP OPTOM IT, FAILAC, FBCLA
Eliminating Delayed Gratification

treatment plan
By:  William D. Townsend, OD, FAAO
You're Fired! Why, When and How to Dismiss Patients

readers' forum
By:  Bezalel Schendowich, O.D., F.I.A.C.L.E.
A Keratoconus Fitting Primer

readers' forum
By:  Seth A. Biser, M.D.
A Closer Look at an Accommodative IOL

contact lens case reports
By:  Mark P. AndrĂ©, FAAO; Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO
When the Solution is the Problem