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CL prescribing trends

Professor Philip Morgan reports on the 25th annual Eurolens Research survey into UK contact lens prescribing

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CL discomfort and TFOS

As we begin a series of features, developed with Alcon, focusing on the relationship between discomfort, the ocular surface and contact lens wear, Bill Harvey reminds us of an important, yet often overlooked, series of papers produced by the Tear Film and Ocular Surface International Workshop

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Staying away from water

Researchers have explored how the use of stickers could create better understanding about contact lens hygiene among patients. Andrew McClean reports

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Myopia: Improving lifestyles

Andrew McClean speaks to three patients who participated in the clinical trial of CooperVision’s MiSight 1 day at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Ocular Research and Education in Canada.

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CLs: 2020 and beyond

Robin Chalmers*, Noel Brennan and David Ruston discuss the evidence supporting the continued role of hydrogel daily disposables and remind us of the properties of 1-Day Acuvue Moist

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Interview: 25 years of CLs

Mike Hale interviews Professor Philip Morgan and Professor Nathan Efron about 25 years of their annual survey of UK prescribing trends

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Zoe Wickens talks to world champion heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson about how contact lenses fit into her life

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Clariti 1 day

Marcella McParland and Anna Sulley examine the material, lens design and clinical performance of Clariti 1 day sphere, toric and multifocal lenses

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How to recycle used lenses

Zoe Wickens examines the efficacy of Johnson & Johnson Vision and TerraCycle’s Acuvue Contact Lens Recycle Programme that was launched at the start of this year

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Independents stand to gain

Mike Hale speaks to industry experts about the benefits of orthokeratology and how practices can offer it as a service to their patients

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Overnight success

Optician rounds up the various orthokeratology contact lenses products available to practitioners in the UK

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I need a hero

At the BCLA last month Coopervision was putting the practitioner front and centre by inviting visitors to tell their stories and become a hero, Chris Bennett reports

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Experts for the eyes

Sophie Dutilloy joined Alcon as president for its EMEA region in March, Chris Bennett caught up with her at the BCLA conference in Manchester to talk about Alcon’s new found freedom, artificial intelligence and growing the contact lens business

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How to publish and present

Contact lens educators and postgraduate students met in Manchester in May to learn how to optimise their publications and presentations. Alison Ewbank reports from the IACLE/BUCCLE Education Day

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Improper online CL supply

Improper contact lens supply over the internet is an issue all over the world. Simon Jones looks at two recent cases that show how overseas optometric associations have attempted to tackle the problem