January 2019

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January 2019 Issue

Features

  • CONTACT LENSES 2018

    By JASON J. NICHOLS, OD, MPH, PHD, & DEBORAH FISHER

    The industry saw slightly higher growth last year due to a continued conversion to daily disposable lenses coupled with a stabilization in patient rebate rates.

  • INTERNATIONAL CONTACT LENS PRESCRIBING IN 2018

    By PHILIP B. MORGAN, PHD, MCOPTOM; CRAIG A. WOODS, PHD, MCOPTOM; IOANNIS G. TRANOUDIS, DO, MSC, PHD; NATHAN EFRON, AC, DSC; LYNDON JONES, PHD, FCOPTOM; WALEED AIGHAMDI, PHD, MOPTOM; VISHAKH NAIR, MOPTOM; NELSON L. MERCHAN B., OD, MBA; ING. MARIO TEUFL, BSC, MSC; CHRISTINA N. GRUPCHEVA, MD, PHD; DEBORAH JONES, BSC, FCOPTOM; MARION BEELER-KAUPKE, DIPL. ING. (FH) AUGENOPTIK; WEIZHONG LAN; POLO QI; KAH OOI TAN, BOPTOM (HONS), MBA, PHD; JITKA KRASNANSKA, PHD; HEIKO PULT, MSC, PHD; OLE RAVN, MSCOPTOM; JACINTO SANTODOMINGO-RUBIDO, OD(EC), MSC, PHD, MCOPTOM; PANU TAST; FLORENCE MALET, MD; ATHINA PLAKITSI, PHD; MIHÁLY VÉGH, MD, PHD; NIR ERDINEST, BOPTOM, PHD; PREMA K. CHANDE, MOPTOM; GIANCARLO MONTANI, DIPOPTOM; MOTOZUMI ITOI, MD, PHD; JOLANTA BENDORIENE, MD, PHD; RAÚL L. RAMOS GÓMEZ, OD; RICARDO PINTOR, L.OPT; EEF VAN DER WORP, BSC, PHD; WANDA LAM, OD, BSC, PGCERT CLINED; ANN ELISABETH YSTENÆS, BSC, MSCOPTOM; JEANETTE ROMUALDEZ-OO, OD; CARMEN ABESAMIS-DICHOSO, OD; JOSÉ MANUEL GONZÁLEZ-MÉIJOME, OD, PHD; VADIM BELOUSOV; DANNY SIM; MIRNA STABUC SILIH, MD, PHD; PETER GIEROW, PHD; ANNA LINDSKOOG PETTERSSON, BSC, PHD; JOHN HSIAO, BA, OD; & JASON J. NICHOLS, OD, MPH, PHD

    Our 18th annual report in Contact Lens Spectrum explores the variations in worldwide contact lens prescribing.

  • CLINICAL CONTROVERSIES: MYOPIA MANAGEMENT

    By EDWARD S. BENNETT, OD, MSED; MELISSA BARNETT, OD; & SHALU PAL, OD

    Attendees at the 2018 Clinical Controversies program share their thoughts and preferences on managing myopia.

  • SCLERAL PROFILE ASSESSMENT

    By DADDI FADEL, DOPTOM

    While newer technologies offer many benefits, scleral shape can also be determined with just a few basic tools.

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