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BLOG: What do patients want to hear?

June 27, 2016

Blogger Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, discusses the top two areas that patients are most curious about when it comes to their vision health.

In the Journals

AAO revises screening guidelines for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

June 23, 2016
The American Academy of Ophthalmology revised its recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy based on new information about the…

FDA approves corneal cross-linking for keratoconus

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2016
The long-awaited FDA approval of Avedro’s corneal cross-linking system “opens the door for the evolution of this technology in the U.S.,” Scott G
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Cross-linking will quickly change corneal ectasia management

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2016
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
American physicist Thomas Kuhn first coined the term “paradigm shift” to describe a fundamental change in how we conceptualize and approach a specific…
In the Journals

Study shows nearly 10 million highly myopic adults in US

June 27, 2016
Researchers determined a population burden of approximately 9.6 million adults with high myopia, 817,829 adults with…
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Optometry pioneer Alden N. Haffner, OD, dies at 87

June 23, 2016
Alden N. Haffner, OD, PhD, FAAO , passed away at the age of 87 on June 22, according to an announcement from the…
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In the Journals

AAO revises screening guidelines for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

June 23, 2016
The American Academy of Ophthalmology revised its recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine…
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BLOG: What do patients want to hear?

June 27, 2016
Blogger Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, discusses the top two areas that patients are most curious about when it comes to their vision health. In…

In the Journals

AAO revises screening guidelines for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

June 23, 2016
The American Academy of Ophthalmology revised its recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy based on new…

FDA approves corneal cross-linking for keratoconus

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2016
The long-awaited FDA approval of Avedro’s corneal cross-linking system “opens the door for the evolution of this technology in the…

From The Editor

Cross-linking will quickly change corneal ectasia management

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2016
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
American physicist Thomas Kuhn first coined the term “paradigm shift” to describe a fundamental change in how we conceptualize and…

BLOG: Three reasons why MIGS may replace drops as first-line therapy

June 10, 2016
The use of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery has grown in the U.S. Here are three reasons why our old standard glaucoma drops may one day be…

Imprimis reports significant reduction in CME post cataract surgery

June 1, 2016
Investigators from Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced positive clinical study results with its triamcinolone acetonide, moxifloxacin HCl and…

Preseptal, orbital cellulitis require different treatment regimens

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO; Rachel Knutson, BA
A 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a swollen left upper eyelid. The patient admitted to picking at a pimple the week…

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Woman reports blurry vision at all distances

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Sarah Marietta, OD
A 49-year-old African American female presented for a comprehensive exam secondary to blurry vision at distance with her habitual spectacle…

Meeting News Coverage

Study labels laser trabeculoplasty as adjunctive, not alternative, glaucoma treatment

May 12, 2016
SEATTLE – A retrospective analysis has found that 3 months after laser trabeculoplasty, 60% of open-angle glaucoma patients were prescribed at…

Meeting News Coverage

RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a thicker retinal nerve fiber…

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