GP Lens Management Guide

Management Options to Common GP-Related Problems or Conditions
Purpose of This Guide … introduction
A word from Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd, Executive Director, RGP Lens Institute

Spherical GP Fitting and Problem-Solving … page 2
Basic advice, with fluorescein pattern evaluation, fitting pearls, and fitting tip checklist

Special Design Fitting and Problem-Solving
Fitting special-design lenses such as bifocals, bitorics and keratoconic lenses does not have to be particularly complicated. Follow these fitting and problem-solving guidelines and it is likely success will be achieved.

  • Bifocals … page 3
    Fitting pearls; how to obtain “Bifocal Fitting and Troubleshooting Video”
  • Aspheric Multifocals … page 4
    Fitting and problem-solving; what makes a good candidate
  • Translating Bifocals … page 5
    Criteria for good candidates; what to do if blur or excessive rotation, or if blink brings bifocal too high
  • Torics … page 6
    Fitting highly astigmatic patients; bitoric lens fit factor chart; Mandell-Moore Bitoric Lens Guide; how to order “Advanced GP Fitting Video”
  • Diagnostic Toric Fitting … page 7
    Using a diagnostic fitting set
  • Keratoconus … page 8
    Photos of three-point touch, apical clearance, apical bearing; fitting pearls and problem-solving

General Problem-Solving … page 9, page 10
Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and management of problems such as flexure, decentration, corneal dessication, poor wettability, and more