Contact Lens Spectrum Supplements

Special Edition 2017

Contact Lens Spectrum

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c l s p e c t r u m . c o m C O N T A C T L E N S S P E C T R U M S P E C I A L E D I T I O N 2 0 1 7 1 5 Editor's Perspective Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD Opportunities Abound for Specialty Lenses 6 Research Review S. Barry Eiden, OD Microbial Keratitis and Specialty Contact Lens Wear 8 Prescribing for Presbyopia Douglas P. Benoit, OD Custom Contact Lenses to Correct Presbyopia 10 GP Insights Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd Resources to Help You Build Your Specialty CL Practice 12 Contact Lens Design & Materials Ronald K. Watanabe, OD Hybrids — Then and Now 13 Dry Eye Dx and Tx Amber Gaume Giannoni, OD Contact Lenses for Ocular Surface Disease 14 Custom Soft Stephanie Ramdass, OD Are We Too General When It Comes to Soft Lens Fitting? 15 Contact Lens Care & Compliance Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD Top Three Tips for Caring for Specialty Contact Lenses 62 Industr y Focus Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD A Second Look at Contamac 64 The Business of Contact Lenses Clarke D. Newman, OD Two Common Questions About Specialty Lens Coding 66 Pediatric and T een CL Care Melanie Frogozo, OD Myopia Control 68 The Scleral Lens V ault Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD Prescribing the Correct Contact Lens Solutions 69 Prescribing for Astigmatism Elaine Chen, OD & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS Residual Astigmatism with Scleral Lenses 70 Contact Lens Case Repor ts Luciano Bastos Customized Scleral Fitting Post-PTK and Corneal Rings S P E C I A L E D I T I O N 2 0 1 7 F E A T U R E S V O L . 3 2 , N O . 1 3 16 10 Steps to a Specialty Contact Lens Center of Excellence Craig W. Norman, FCLSA Practice-building strategies for continued growth 22 Introducing Specialty Contact Lenses in Your Practice Stephanie L. Woo, OD A blueprint for success 26 The Evolution of Contact Lens Materials Richard Young, Chief Scientific Officer, Contamac The area of specialty lenses provides continued opportunities for novel new technologies 30 What Makes Custom Lenses Custom Matthew Lampa, OD, & Beth Kinoshita , OD And how to use them successfully in practice 34 GP Sphericals and Torics Made Easy John Mark Jackson, OD, MS A step-by-step guide to GP success 40 Scleral Lenses for Everyone Melissa Barnett, OD Expanding indications for healthy eyes create opportunities for patient satisfaction and practice growth 46 Building an Orthokeratology Practice Melanie Frogozo, OD A step-by-step guide 52 The Science and Skill of Fitting a Soft Lens Eef van der Worp, BOPTOM, PhD An inconvenient truth about soft lens education 58 Billing and Coding for Specialty Custom Contact Lenses Jeffrey Sonsino, OD Here's how to ensure appropriate reimbursement for this professionally rewarding endeavor D E P A R T M E N T S F O L L O W U S O N :

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