Clinical Care

Contact Lens Compliance

Contact lens on the tip of a finger.Drs. Louise Sclafani and William Benjamin represented AOA at the FDA Advisory Panel on Contact Lens Solutions on June 10, 2008. They suggested strengthening the pre-market testing of care regimens in three basic areas:

  • Testing of Solutions Under More Realistic Conditions
  • Testing Under Known Conditions of Intractable Non-Compliance
  • Improved Labeling

Clinical excellence is the foundation of a successful practice and a strong, vibrant profession. Your association supports programs and services to help you maintain and enhance your clinical skills and knowledge to better serve your patients and your community. The Clinical Resources Group provides information and services to enhance the scope, quality and availability of professional optometric services. It develops and implements programs relating to clinical practice, quality assessment, professional continuing education and practice enhancement, ophthalmic standards and product evaluation, and the availability of optometric services to those unable to afford care.