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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.

Bausch + Lomb launches AREDS 2, multivitamin combination

June 16, 2016
Bausch + Lomb introduced PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin, which contains the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 formula with other vitamins and minerals…
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VIDEO: Common imaging device shown to accurately measure macular pigment

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers have used dual wavelength autofluorescence to measure macular pigment with new software in the Heidelberg Spectralis. Here at the…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – digital screens, retinal damage

April 13, 2016
Last week’s blog addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, with topics including age-related macular degeneration…

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

June 21, 2016
The use of smartphones as ophthalmoscopes with the D-Eye retinal adapter and app is user friendly and “may help…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

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

June 17, 2016
Researchers targeted individuals at risk for glaucoma in underserved Philadelphia communities, resulting in a detection…
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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…

Bausch + Lomb launches AREDS 2, multivitamin combination

June 16, 2016
Bausch + Lomb introduced PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin, which contains the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 formula with other vitamins…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Common imaging device shown to accurately measure macular pigment

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers have used dual wavelength autofluorescence to measure macular pigment with new software in the Heidelberg Spectralis. …

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – digital screens, retinal damage

April 13, 2016
Last week’s blog addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, with topics including age-related…

In the Journals

Genetic factors, vitamin C intake influence cataract progression

March 24, 2016
Researchers reported the progression of nuclear cataract over a 10-year period is influenced by genetic factors, with a heritability of 35% in…

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ZeaVision enhances online resources

February 26, 2016
ATLANTA – ZeaVision introduced its expanded and redesigned Eye Care Support Program Portal now available on its website. ZeaVision President…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Intake of green, leafy vegetables associated with lower POAG risk

January 25, 2016
Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green, leafy vegetables was associated with a 20% to 30% lower primary open-angle glaucoma risk, particularly…

BLOG: Build your practice with digital eye strain

January 18, 2016
Does your practice need a boost? Do you feel like you are working harder for less? Are you feeling the pressure of the alternative channels patients…

BLOG: Should we prescribe blue-filtering IOLs?

December 2, 2015
I recently came across an interesting study by Nagai and colleagues looking at implantation of blue-filtering IOLs and the development of age-related…

BLOG: Carotenoid supplements may benefit those at risk for Alzheimer’s

November 5, 2015
I came across an interesting story in the New York Times the other day, seemingly unrelated to the topic of this blog, blue light. The story…

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