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VIDEO: New diagnostic tests identify autism, Parkinson’s

September 26, 2016

LAS VEGAS – RightEye, a company that currently markets three tests for concussion and other neurological issues, four aspects of vision such as convergence and depth perception, and vision combined with motor skills, is introducing two new tests for autism and Parkinson’s disease. The GeoPref Autism Test can assist optometrists with early diagnosis in toddlers, RightEye President Barbara Barclay said, and the POM (Parkinson’s and Other Movement) Disorders Test evaluates various eye movement problems associated with saccades and fixation to help determine a disorder such as Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor.

J&J leadership eyes AMO partnership as resource for advancing optometry

September 20, 2016
Johnson & Johnson looks to its planned acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics as instrumental in improving patients’ eye health experience and nourishing the…

BLOG: Can you point me to the phone booth?

August 30, 2016
It seems like just yesterday when there was a phone booth on every street corner. Of course if it wasn’t a phone booth, it was a mailbox. If you need a phone…

Face transplant recipient continues successful recovery 1 year later

August 24, 2016
The recipient of the most extensive face transplant ever performed is experiencing a successful recovery at the 1-year anniversary of the surgery, according to NYU…
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Cataract360 - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

This issue focuses on biometry and IOL calculations, IOL power diagnostics and surgical guidance systems, manual…
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VIDEO: New diagnostic tests identify autism, Parkinson’s

September 26, 2016
LAS VEGAS – RightEye, a company that currently markets three tests for concussion and other neurological issues, four aspects of vision such as…

J&J leadership eyes AMO partnership as resource for advancing optometry

September 20, 2016
Johnson & Johnson looks to its planned acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics as instrumental in improving patients’ eye health experience…

BLOG: Can you point me to the phone booth?

August 30, 2016
It seems like just yesterday when there was a phone booth on every street corner. Of course if it wasn’t a phone booth, it was a mailbox. If…

Face transplant recipient continues successful recovery 1 year later

August 24, 2016
The recipient of the most extensive face transplant ever performed is experiencing a successful recovery at the 1-year anniversary of the surgery…

PCON Reports

ODs poised to help manage obesity proactively, comprehensively

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2016
“Always have a kind, compassionate heart,” when discussing obesity and its associated comorbidities with a patient, Kimberly K. Reed

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ODs have an obligation to discuss obesity with patients

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2016
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
As optometrists, we see ourselves in the business of helping people see better, and while that is very true, we do so much more. We are in the…

In the Journals

Visual acuity, topography remain stable 4 years after CXL

August 15, 2016
Standard epithelium-off corneal collagen cross-linking halts ectasia progression in patients with advanced keratoconus, according to a study in the…

BLOG: Sweet summer thoughts

August 9, 2016
Philadelphia has been a hot bed of political activity and important social issues this summer. Our “founding brothers” would be so…

BLOG: The commoditization of health care

August 4, 2016
Health care “reform” has brought about some positive, some interesting and some very challenging circumstances for doctors practicing…

In the Journals

Uncorrected vision strongest predictor of satisfaction 5 years post LASIK

August 4, 2016
Satisfaction in LASIK patients 5 years after surgery remained high, according to a study in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

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