(p. 14) Refractive Focus – Quantifying Subjective Assessment of Visual Quality
By Jason Marsack, PhD
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(p. 16) Prescribing for Presbyopia – Is 0.75D of Astigmatism the Right Flinch Level
By Thomas G. Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO
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(p. 19) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Optimal Features of a Therapeutic Scleral Lens
By Neil Pence, OD, FAAO
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(p. 20) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Scleral Lenses: An Important Treatment Option for Dry Eye
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(p. 21) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – Choosing a Large Scleral GP Lens Storage Case
By Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO
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(p. 22) Specialty Lens Designs for “Normal” Eyes
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(p. 29) Keratoconus in a Private Practice Setting
By Stephanie L. Woo, OD, FAAO, FSLS, & Brooke M. Messer, OD, FSLS
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(p. 40) Is This the New Norm? – Is Prescribing Toric Lenses for Low Cylinder the New Norm?
By Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, & David L. Kading, OD, FAAO
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(p. 46) Treatment Plan – You Can Lead a Horse to Water…
By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO
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(p. 48) Reader & Industry Forum – Using CLIA-Waived Technologies Builds Patients’ Trust
By Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO
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