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New Year, New Name: What’s in a Name?
Michelle K. Rhee, M.D.

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO) has undergone an official name change to more accurately reflect its mission, current activities, and membership. We are excited to announce our new name, which matches our journal name: The Eye and Contact Lens Association (ECLA). Read more

 

Interview with Dr. Bruce Koffler - Contact Lens Therapy for Myopia Control

In this interview from AAO 2018, Dr. Bruce Koffler discusses contact lens therapy for myopia control. The gas permeable lenses are designed to reshape the contour of the cornea, and are worn overnight night but removed during the day. Dr. Koffler estimates that the lenses enable a 45% decrease in myopia progression, and are most suitable for children beginning at age 7. Due to its high safety profile, Dr. Koffler believes that orthokeratology represents a viable technique to curb the rising rates of myopia.

Click to watch the full interview on aao.org