Contact Lens Spectrum


March 2018

Document #268

(p. 14) International Perspectives – North America — Independence or Not?
By Deborah Jones, BSc(Hons), & Jill Woods, BSc(Hons), MCOptom

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(p. 16) Prescribing for Presbyopia – Fast Tracking Soft Toric Multifocal Fitting
By Thomas S. Quinn, OD, MS, & William L. Brown, OD, PhD

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(p. 19) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Thinking Green in Contact Lenses
By Jessica Tu, OD, & Neil Pence, OD

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(p. 20) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Diabetes and Dry Eye
By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD

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(p. 21) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – A Global Perspective on OTC Contact Lenses
By Keyur Savla, BOptom, & Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD

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(p. 40) Industry Focus – A Look at Visioneering Technologies
By Jason J. Nichols

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(p. 44) The Scleral Lens Vault –Classifying Scleral Shape
By Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD

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(p. 46) Treatment Plan – Let’s Minimize the Burden of AMD in the 21st Century
By Leo Semes, OD

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