CLToday Fitting Tip of the Month

September 2007

Contact Lenses Today® is edited by Dr. Carla Mack and the staff of Contact Lens Spectrum. This week, CLToday® reaches more than 12,000 readers in 74 countries.

Getting the best vision with astigmatic soft contact lenses
It’s all about stability. For every ten degrees of rotation, one-third of the cylinder power reappears in the over-refraction. When cross-cylinders get confusing, consider using only your spherical over-refraction and LARS to select the next lens. If given a choice between base curves, pick the steeper one. A majority of the time, the steeper base curve moves adequately, and you may have just bought yourself a little more stability.
Kelly Kingsbury, O.D.
Columbus, Ohio

Superior Comfort in Daily Disposables
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