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AOA recognizes 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

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 of Fame.

Paul C. Ajamian, OD; Kenji Hamada, OD; and Earl L. Smith III, OD, PhD were honored in a ceremony on Thursday at Optometry's Meeting in Seattle.

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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 study, according to a…
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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 dizziness, balance and vestibular issues, Jason Clopton…
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Microincision, standard phaco provide similar postop results

June 24, 2015
Phaoemulsification with a 2.75-mm incision resulted in visual outcomes comparable to phaco with a 2.2-mm incision, according to a study published in Optometry and
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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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BLOG: Cost burden of diabetic retinopathy treatment is about to explode

June 22, 2015
The Protocol T study from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network was funded by the NIH as a long-term…
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VIDEO: Microincisional glaucoma surgery plays role in cataract surgery

March 11, 2015
ATLANTA – “Microincisional glaucoma surgery has shown significant promise to lower IOP in patients who need…
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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…
Meeting News Coverage

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…
Jason Clopton Meeting News CoverageVideo

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 dizziness, balance and vestibular…
In the Journals

Microincision, standard phaco provide similar postop results

June 24, 2015
Phaoemulsification with a 2.75-mm incision resulted in visual outcomes comparable to phaco with a 2.2-mm incision, according to a study published in…
Blog

BLOG: Cost burden of diabetic retinopathy treatment is about to explode

June 22, 2015
The Protocol T study from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network was funded by the NIH as a long-term evaluation to answer the question…
In the Journals

Teleretinal imaging 'excellent' in detecting AMD

June 15, 2015
Nonmydriatic digital retinal imaging demonstrated high specificity and sensitivity in the detection of age-related macular degeneration, according to…
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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 continued research has…

Genetic testing puts ODs on the front line of AMD management

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2015
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Prior to its application in eye care, genetic testing gained traction in many medical specialties. It aids in the fight against breast cancer as…
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BLOG: The role of optometry in a community health center

June 12, 2015
Last week, I had the opportunity to visit the East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center, a Community Health Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. This center…
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BLOG: Why are some cataracts wedge-shaped?

June 11, 2015
In my clinic, the patients are typically in their 60s, 70s and 80s, the time of life when cataracts become more pronounced and start to necessitate…
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