Contact lenses

In each issue, Acuity poses a topical question to a panel of members.

The College's Clinical Adviser, Daniel Hardiman-McCartney FCOptom provides advice for contact lens wearers.

How do you incorporate occasional wear contact lenses into your everyday practice this summer? Kathy Oxtoby reports on how to introduce the concept to your patients, and the benefits this can bring for them and for your business.

The College has issued the below statement in response to the ruling that iSpyEyes advertisements for coloured contacted lenses have been banned from Instagram.

The clinical figures that count.

A panel of College members grapple with a controversial question.

Contact lens usage now and in the past

The three main rigid gas-permeable contact lens-fitting philosophies used for keratoconus: apical touch, apical clearance and three-point touch.

Despite these potential benefits, orthokeratology is often perceived to be an advanced clinical technique only to be attempted by specialists.

Contact lens wettability is an important issue for patients and practitioners has an impact on comfort and visual performance.

The aim of this brief guide, written jointly with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, is to highlight some of the issues that may occur when working in community practice compared with a hospital setting.

The importance and benefits of rigid gas-permeable lenses for quality of vision, ocular health and a decreased rate of myopic progression are well established.