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New LCD-based system provides precise contrast sensitivity

July 3, 2015

SEATTLE — A new method of testing contrast sensitivity was shown to provide faster and more accurate measurements than traditional tests, according to a researcher here at Optometry’s Meeting.

Sarah Henderson, BS, a third-year student at Southern College of Optometry, and colleagues evaluated the Harris contrast test (M&S Smart System), a computer-based test using an LCD display that allows the operator to manipulate the contrast level with different optotype sizes, according to the study abstract.

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses AcrySof IQ ReSTOR 2.5 IOL

July 3, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Richard J. Mackool, MD, highlights the benefits of the FDA-approved AcrySof IQ ReSTOR 2.5 IOL (Alcon).
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Physician urges FDA not to lift restrictions on drug makers’ claims about their products

July 3, 2015
Drug regulations and a governing body to mandate them is a necessity for patients’ safety and health care providers’ peace-of-mind, according to a recently…
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Implantable Miniature Telescope retains positive results in 5-year follow-up

July 2, 2015
The Implantable Miniature Telescope showed favorable safety and efficacy outcomes for treating end-stage age-related macular degeneration over the long term…
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VIDEO: Montaquila: ODs have opportunities with health care reform

July 2, 2015
SEATTLE – The American Optometric Association’s Rethink Eyecare helps illuminate the benefits of including optometric services in health plan benefit…
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VIDEO: Anisocoria may indicate serious systemic conditions

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Rich Mangan, OD, said optometrists can pick up subtle changes that…
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Eye proves to be a key component of effective concussion diagnosis, treatment

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2015
The eye and the visual system have become a focus in methods to assess, diagnose, treat and manage concussions, and…
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Jason Clopton

VIDEO: Optometry has a role in treating balance, vestibular issues

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – Optometrists should be involved in or at least in the loop in providing care to patients with…
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