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Hospitalization, death, cost drop among older Medicare beneficiaries

July 28, 2015

The researchers noted that between 1999 and 2009, an increase of $2,111 per patient for inpatient expenditure ($15,312 in 1999 to $17,423 in 2009) was seen. However, by 2013, a decrease of $4,035 per patient for inpatient expenditures ($17,423 in 2009 to $13,388 in 2013) was seen.

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Two studies confirm accuracy of sideline screening tool for concussion

July 28, 2015
Researchers in two studies published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences found the King-Devick test can be accurately and reliably used as a concussion screening…
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BLOG: Blue light symposium clarifies opportunities for optometry

July 20, 2015
During the last weekend in June, I attended the 2015 New York Blue Light Symposium. As I walked across Times Square toward the hotel entrance, winding my way between the…
What's Your Diagnosis?

Woman presents with blurred vision, visual field defect

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Brynn Peterson, OD; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO
A 64-year-old white female was referred to our clinic by her optometrist for evaluation of an edematous left optic nerve head. The patient reported blurred vision and a…
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VIDEO: PCON sponsors SECO talk on diabetes

March 13, 2015
ATLANTA – A. Paul Chous, OD, whose practice emphasizes diabetes eye care and education, updated attendees here at…
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Alexandra Bavasi, OD

Foreign body found in anterior chamber post-cataract surgery

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Alexandra Bavasi, OD; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO
An 80-year-old white female was referred for a cataract evaluation. She described increased difficulty driving at night…
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Jennifer Jones

Expect a myriad of presentations for optic nerve head drusen

July 10, 2015
SEATTLE – Optic nerve head drusen presents differently inchildren and adults, and correct diagnosis is
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In the Journals

Hospitalization, death, cost drop among older Medicare beneficiaries

July 28, 2015
The researchers noted that between 1999 and 2009, an increase of $2,111 per patient for inpatient expenditure ($15,312 in 1999 to $17,423 in 2009)…
In the Journals

Two studies confirm accuracy of sideline screening tool for concussion

July 28, 2015
Researchers in two studies published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences found the King-Devick test can be accurately and reliably used as a…
Blog

BLOG: Blue light symposium clarifies opportunities for optometry

July 20, 2015
During the last weekend in June, I attended the 2015 New York Blue Light Symposium. As I walked across Times Square toward the hotel entrance…
What's Your Diagnosis?

Woman presents with blurred vision, visual field defect

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Brynn Peterson, OD; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO
A 64-year-old white female was referred to our clinic by her optometrist for evaluation of an edematous left optic nerve head. The patient reported…
Alexandra Bavasi, OD

Foreign body found in anterior chamber post-cataract surgery

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Alexandra Bavasi, OD; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO
An 80-year-old white female was referred for a cataract evaluation. She described increased difficulty driving at night due to halos and starbursts…
Jennifer Jones Meeting News Coverage

Expect a myriad of presentations for optic nerve head drusen

July 10, 2015
SEATTLE – Optic nerve head drusen presents differently in children and adults, and correct diagnosis is imperative to avoid needless
Lindsay Gibney Meeting News Coverage

Incidence of CME high in patients with retinitis pigmentosa

July 9, 2015
SEATTLE – Up to 70% of patients with retinitis pigmentosa can have cystoid macular edema, so thorough subjective and objective testing is…
Kelli Theisen Meeting News Coverage

Younger individuals not immune to NAION

July 8, 2015
SEATTLE – Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy typically presents in older individuals, but an optometry resident shared a case…
AOA recognizes 2015 Hall of Fame inductees Meeting News Coverage

AOA recognizes 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

June 30, 2015
The American Optometric Association and Optometry Cares – the AOA Foundation inducted three optometrists into the 2015 National Optometry Hall…
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Researchers to study vision care barriers in children with autism

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – To gain a better understanding of vision care obstacles for the caretakers of children with autism, researchers have designed a…
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