Contact lenses

This article aims to help practitioners understand better the products they are providing.

Subjects covered include: Intraocular lenses, visual fields,consent, the Welsh Low Vision Service and contact lens manufacture.

Articles in this edition cover: Conjunctival response to soft contact lens wear, medical management of chronic open-angle glaucoma, vortex keratopathy and Fabry disease, ocular genetics in clinical practice, and customer service leadership .

A useful reference for optometrists who seek to provide evidence-based preventive care in their contact lens practice.

This article focuses on dedicated soft lenses for irregular corneas and how they work, and discusses useful fitting techniques

Articles cover the following subjects: Albinism, clinical decision making, epidemiology of contact lens-related microbial keratitis, effective supervision and soft contact lenses for irregular cornea.

Articles cover: Higher-order aberrations in keratoconus; contact lens fitting In challenging cases; the use of silicone hydrogel lenses to promote corneal re-epithelialisation; and cataract and the nodal point fallacy.

Four challenging cases from the Contact Lens Clinic at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

Silicone hydrogel lenses are becoming increasingly popular for recurrent corneal erosion.

A strategy for managing mechanical, non-inflammatory contact lens problems illustrated with analysis of a clinical case in practice.

A look at some of the wide range of conditions being managed using TCLDs.