We wish you a very happy new year and bring to you the first issue of our monthly Research Update of 2021!
The contact lens (CL) world has always been intrigued by how the eye responds to CL wear. The arrival of silicone hydrogel lenses significantly reduced several complications related to ocular surface hypoxia and daily disposable soft contact lenses improved ocular hygiene. Nonetheless, it is important that clinicians remain vigilant to changes related to contact lens adaptation and complications.
‘The papers presented in this special issue of Contact Lens and Anterior Eye provide a snapshot of the major areas of ongoing research in the important area of safety and compatibility during contact lens wear,’ say the guest editors of this special issue on ‘adaptation and adverse responses to contact lens wear.’
Here are some excerpts from the issue with links to the full text.
The IACLE Education Team