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Assessing Soft Multifocal Contact Lens Alignment with Corneal Topography

When fitting soft multifocal contact lenses, it is important to remember that many factors contribute to a successful outcome. One often overlooked component of success is the appropriate alignment of the multifocal optics with a patient’s visual ... Read on...

A Systematic Strategy to Fit Toric Multifocal Contact Lenses

Imagine this scenario: A patient with presbyopia and astigmatism enters your practice inquiring about multifocal contact lenses. How do you respond? Here are some reactions from industry professionals who were asked the same question: Read on...

How to Satisfy Multifocal Toric Contact Lens Patients in 1-2 Trial Lenses

A Fitting Strategy for Custom Multifocal Toric Contact Lens Success Have you ever wondered why some practitioners find fitting multifocal toric contact lenses easier than others? Is it the practitioner’s process or the lens design? After ... Read on...

Comparision Case Study: Lotrafilcon B Multifocal vs. SpecialEyes Multifocal

Picture this: You are assessing a patient in a pair of in-office soft multifocal contact lenses and have done your due diligence by performing a careful refraction, setting realistic expectations, and evaluating lens performance. On paper, the ... Read on...

Case Study: Emerging Presbyope with High Cylinder has Successful Outcome

“Frustrating.” “Time-consuming.” “The technology doesn’t work.” These are some of the reasons practitioners cite as to why they avoid fitting multifocal toric contact lenses. However, as the industry evolves and more custom options become ... Read on...

Patient with Advanced Presbyopia and Astigmatism Finds Success

A patient with advanced presbyopia and astigmatism can be one of the most challenging to satisfy with a multifocal toric contact lens. As patients age and need higher add powers, you may worry that you won’t be able to deliver what you are ... Read on...

SpecialEyes 54 Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting Tips

Making an Initial Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting More Successful As a consultant at SpecialEyes, I often get asked questions about how to make an initial multifocal contact lens fitting more successful. So today, I wanted to provide a few tips to ... Read on...

Custom Multifocal Optics are a Success for Patient with Smaller Pupils

A practitioner called to design a pair of the custom SpecialEyes 54 Multifocal Toric contact lenses for a hyperopic astigmatic patient. The practitioner provided HVID, Keratometry (K) readings, manifest refraction, and pupil size to the SpecialEyes ... Read on...

Bifocal Toric or Multifocal Toric Contact Lenses?

How to choose the appropriate contact lens design from SpecialEyes For patients with presbyopia and astigmatism, SpecialEyes offers two design choices- a custom aspheric multifocal and a custom annular bifocal contact lens. Both the SpecialEyes 54 ... Read on...

Healthy Habits and Contact Lens Care

Contact Lens Care Tips for Your SpecialEyes Patients At SpecialEyes Contacts, successful patient outcomes are among our highest of missions. Not only do we aim to provide the finest precision vision correction, we are also passionate about ... Read on...