Clinical resources

A thorough understanding of medical developments and scientific advances in eye care and vision correction can help keep practitioners ahead of the curve.

Clinical Resources

The best-informed clinicians can offer unique expertise to their patients, providing up-to-date, trustworthy guidance on optical health issues and correction techniques.

The articles collected here provide overviews of some of the most discussed topics in eye care today.

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The shift towards 1 Day silicone hydrogel contact lenses is happening. And CooperVision® stands behind this shift. CooperVision wants to provide a quick and easy reference for eye care professionals (ECPs) like you to dig in to this information and educate yourselves.

Digital device use can take a toll on anyone's eyes, ranging from fatigue and strain to dryness and blurry vision. Using digital devices can decrease a person's blink rate, contributing to dryness and discomfort.1

A recent survey, commissioned by CooperVision and conducted by YouGov, was designed to investigate the experience of more than 4,000 dual wearers and 4,000 spectacle only wearers.

Both ECPs and contact lens wearers in the US and Europe (Germany, Spain, Italy and France) were surveyed, with the results leading to new insights in the important area of refitting from frequent replacement to 1 day lenses.

A series of global studies by CooperVision involving both ECPs and consumers has explored this area. Conducted in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, more than 450 ECPs and 1,500 consumers were surveyed to better understand their attitudes towards 1 day silicone hydrogel contact lenses.2-4

Digital Eye Fatigue

Smartphones, computer screens, ebook readers, smartwatches—Americans on average now own 4 digital devices and spend 60 hours a week accessing content on them, according to a 2014 study conducted by The Nielsen Company.

Fitting multifocal contact lenses

To maximize success in fitting soft multifocal contact lenses instructors in the Soft Toric and Presbyopic Lens Education (STAPLE) program for optometry students have developed a few guiding principles.

Silicone hydrogel versus hydrogel

In the nearly 20 years since their introduction, silicone hydrogel (SiHy) contact lenses have become the predominant lens choice of eye care professionals.