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BLOG: Why are you taking that?

June 24, 2016

A long-time patient presented for an exam the other day. This is a patient that I look forward to seeing, as we have some common interests that we chat about during his exam.

He remarked that he really enjoyed coming for his exam, because he felt secure in the advice I give him. However, he also stated he has recently experienced an unsettled feeling in having to find a new primary care provider due to insurance changes.

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VIDEO: EGS president shares organization's mission

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PRAGUE — European Glaucoma Society President Anja Tuulonen, MD, PhD, sends her greeting from the society congress and speaks about the mission of EGS.
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Sleeping in lateral decubitus position may cause visual loss in normal-, high-tension glaucoma patients

June 24, 2016
PRAGUE — Lateral decubitus position during sleeping may be the cause of asymmetric IOP increase and visual field damage in glaucoma patients, according to one…
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VIDEO: Speaker presents results from EAGLE trial

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PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Augusto Azuara-Blanco, MD, PhD, reports results of the EAGLE trial, a study looking at the role of lens extraction…
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VIDEO: Ophthalmologist-entrepreneur shares pearls on early product development

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COSTA MESA, Calif. — At the Orange County Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Gary Wortz, MD, discusses lessons he has learned in entrepreneurship and how to turn an idea…
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AOA warns consumers, alerts FDA of online vision tests

June 22, 2016
The American Optometric Association is educating consumers on the risks and limitations of online vision tests that…
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Smartphone technology facilitates retinal exam in primary care

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Glaucoma exams, treatment at community-based sites improve access to care

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