CLI Statement on Contact Lens Health and Safety

The Contact Lens Institute is aware of a recent blog post regarding our category that is prompting news reports and social media discussion. Soft contact lenses—which are recognized medical devices—are required to meet rigorous health and safety standards and are reviewed by FDA prior to clearance for U.S. sale. It’s important to remember they have […]

“EASY Does It” Video Series Spotlights Contact Lens Wear-and-Care Tips

A new, one-minute video series from The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) is helping the eye care community better communicate healthy, comfortable wear and care behaviors with contact lens patients. The “EASY Does It” series is now available as a YouTube playlist at   Each video spotlights an optometrist, optician, or technician—all 2023 Contact Lens […]

2023 Visionaries Announced

More than a dozen established and emerging eye care community leaders have been named as Contact Lens Institute 2023 Visionaries. The diverse group represents a range of practice settings, research interests, and specializations, with members based in cities and towns across the United States. Each Visionary has demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness of recent […]

CLI’s “Remarkable Resilience” Webinar Now Available On Demand

Optometry Panel Shares Eye Care Insights for a Challenging Economy The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) has released the on-demand version of its latest See Tomorrow online learning event. Remarkable Resilience: Eye Care Insights for a Challenging Economy can be accessed at no charge from the CLI YouTube channel. The 60-minute webinar centers on new research […]

One-Minute Videos Help ECPs Communicate Contact Lens Wear-and-Care Tips

The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) has launched a short-form video series designed to help the eye care community communicate and reinforce healthy contact lens wear-and-care guidance with existing and new wearers. Each “Make It EASY” episode features a 2022 CLI Visionary, sharing examples of exam room conversations to promote important health and safety habits—in about […]

Getting to the “Why” From Contact Lens Spectrum

New data from a Contact Lens Institute (CLI)-sponsored survey of nearly 1,000 U.S. adults indicates that 11% of Americans share a mistaken belief that contact lenses can become permanently stuck in the eye. What our patients know, don’t know, and mistakenly believe significantly impacts the likelihood of successful outcomes. The survey reveals a large gap […]

Contact Lens Beliefs Discussion Now Available for On-Demand Viewing

The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) recently unveiled surprising consumer research that reinforced the importance of communication between eye care practitioners and their patients. Revealed! New Consumer Data Shows What’s Holding Back Your Contact Lens Practice, a lively discussion from U.S. optometrists who explore the implications of these findings, is now available on demand at […]