CLToday Fitting Tip of the Month

July 2004

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Part-Time Disposable Lens Wear
Part-time disposable contact lens wear is a great option to offer patients who want to wear contact lenses for sports, nights out or special occasions. Daily disposables are ideal forthis purpose, but two-week disposables may be necessary in the case of cosmetic colored lenses or multifocals. Make sure occasional wearers reusing lenses use a disinfection system that will protect the lenses for the length of storage. For example, AOSept users would need to disinfect daily, whereas those using Opti-Free or ReNu can safely store lenses for up to 30 days.
--Melissa Lee, OD
New York, N.Y.

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*ECPs completing the survey at conclusion of market test period; data on file.


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