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October 2011


GP Annual Report 2011
By:  Edward S. Bennett, O.D., MSEd, F.A.A.O.
A review of this year’s GP market trends, developments, and resources as well as where the market is heading

Semi-Scleral Applications for Healthy Eyes
By:  Jason Jedlicka, OD, FAAO, FSLS; Marsha M. Malooley, OD, FAAO; Renee E. Reeder, OD, FAAO
From part-time wear to myopia progression, these lenses should be a staple in your armamentarium

The GP Decision-Making Process
By:  Edward S. Bennett, O.D., MSEd, F.A.A.O.
From patient selection to lens design, see why today’s GP lenses are as easy to fit as soft lenses


Online Photo Diagnosis
By:  William D. Townsend, OD, FAAO

Editor’s Perspective
By:  Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO
Getting Back to Our Contact Lens Roots

By:  Carole Maldonado-Codina, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA; Edward S. Bennett, O.D., MSEd, F.A.A.O.
Soft Torics Versus Spherical GPs for Correcting Astigmatism

Prescribing for Astigmatism
By:  Pam Satjawatcharaphong, OD; Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS, FAAO
Finding a Better Lens Option

GP Insights
By:  Edward S. Bennett, O.D., MSEd, F.A.A.O.; Robert M. Grohe, OD, FAAO; Marlane J. Brown, OD, FAAO; Susan Resnick, O.D., F.A.A.O.; Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO; Derek Louie, OD, FAAO
Resolving Filmy GPs, Part 1

Contact Lens Design & Materials
By:  Ronald K. Watanabe, OD, FAAO
GP Multifocal Lenses for Irregular Corneas

Dry Eye Dx and Tx
By:  William D. Townsend, OD, FAAO
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Contact Lens Care & Compliance
By:  Susan J. Gromacki, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.
Handling and Care of Scleral GP Contact Lenses, Part 1

Contact Lens Practice Pearls
By:  Gregory J. Nixon, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Make Room for a New Astigmatic Option

The Business of Contact Lenses
By:  Steven M. Newman, O.D., C.N.S.
Let the GPLI Help You Set Your Practice Apart

Pediatric and Teen CL Care
By:  Mary Lou French, OD, FAAO, MEd
Valuable Lessons From a Case of a Young High Myope

Treatment Plan
By:  William L. Miller, OD, Ph.D., FAAO
Treating and Managing LSCD

Reader and Industry Forum
By:  Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD, FAAO
A New Way To Classify Scleral Contact Lenses

Contact Lens Case Reports
By:  Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO; Mark P. André, FAAO
Fitting Hyperopic Ortho-k