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What options are available in the Toric 1-Day Modality? Reply

Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus Toric

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So your patient has astigmatism and wants to dispose of their lenses daily.  What do you do?  As contact lens fitters, we are fortunate to practice in a time when our options are ever increasing.  It used to be that when patients presented with astigmatism we had very few soft lens designs to offer outside of a custom made-to-order lens.  The recent release of Alcon’s Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus Toric option demonstrates how far we have come, not only in parameters but in modalities.

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The “Becherer Twist” – How Will Your Patient Perform in a Soft Toric Contact Lens? Reply

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So, what do you know about the “Becherer Twist”?  No… its not a new dance!  This quick test is an oldie but goodie, and can go a long way in saving you chair time.

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We have all been in a situation where our toric lens fits morph into multiple visits and multiple trial options.  So much effort is put into the process only to find out that this particular patient is a poor candidate or is just going to have to deal with some lens limitations.

The “Becherer Twist” is a quick test that will help you determine the patients prognosis for a good fit right from the start.

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