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Psychological Factors Affecting The Contact Lens Fit Reply

Tear Lab

As practitioners we do an awful lot to keep our contact lens patient comfortable and staying in their lenses.  We have tools that help us assess the integrity of the tear film like Tear Lab, Schirmers Test and various staining dyes.  We have high powered devices like slit lamps, keratometers and topographers that help us assess lens fit and condition.  We even have the latest technology in lens materials and solutions.  But still, this isn’t enough for some people.  A previous study in Optometry Vision Science looked to target yet another component that might be affecting our fits.  A psychological one.

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Assessing Dryness in the Contact Lens Practice Reply

Schirmers Test

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Practitioners… As we all know, being an effective contact lens fitter requires more than just understanding materials and solutions.  We have all been trained to respect these medical devices and we all know that a thorough ocular health evaluation is equally as important.   With experience we quickly see that understanding the ocular surface is not only warranted for good ocular health, but it has a direct relationship on patient comfort and acuity. Read more

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