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Develop your own primary care report card

October 29, 2014

As optometrists continue to evolve as essential primary health care providers in their expanded role in health care reform, a number of us are striving to meet the challenge. There is increasing evidence that a primary health care wellness encounter could be a separate and distinct service from the comprehensive eye examination.

This service could follow the path of the Optomap wellness retinal scan (Optos) that is offered by many optometrists as an optional wellness service for a separate charge.

In the Journals

AMD severity in first eye foretells incidence, progression in fellow eye

October 29, 2014
Severity of age-related macular degeneration in one eye was associated with an increased incidence of disease and progression in the fellow eye, according to study…

Cellular Dynamics granted $1.2 million to develop patient-derived stem cells for AMD

October 29, 2014
The National Eye Institute has granted Cellular Dynamics International a $1.2 million contract to manufacture clinically compatible induced pluripotent stem cells and…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Light adjustable lens allows precise refractive results

October 30, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, James Lehmann, MD, discusses his clinical study results…
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