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Compliance with contact lens care does not match awareness

May 3, 2016

SEATTLE – A survey of contact lens wearers showed that the majority said they receive information on contact lens care from their doctors; however, compliance is still an issue.

“Despite Internet access, people are more likely to get information from doctors,” Margaret Wang told Primary Care Optometry News here at the Association for Research for Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. “But we found that people don’t necessarily listen to their doctors.”

AMA, ACP applaud CMS Medicare proposals

May 3, 2016
The AMA and the American College of Physicians have announced their support of a proposal to modernize Medicare payments.CMS issued the proposal as a first step in…
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Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological advances, such as remote refraction, 3-D printing and…
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CooperVision launches delivery service for 1-day contacts

April 27, 2016
NEW YORK – EyeCare Prime, a subsidiary of CooperVision, announced here at Vision Expo East the expansion of its LensFerry service to offer patients…

Survey shows awareness of blue light remains low

May 2, 2016
Results of a survey conducted by VSP Vision showed that the majority of parents are not aware of the impact of blue…
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Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological…
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Study: Hypochlorous acid eliminates nearly all staph from lower lids

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Saline containing 0.01% pure hypochlorous acid was found to reduce Staphylococcus overall from the skin…
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Compliance with contact lens care does not match awareness

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – A survey of contact lens wearers showed that the majority said they receive information on contact lens care from their doctors;…

AMA, ACP applaud CMS Medicare proposals

May 3, 2016
The AMA and the American College of Physicians have announced their support of a proposal to modernize Medicare payments.CMS issued the proposal as a…

Meeting News Coverage

Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological advances, such as remote…

Meeting News Coverage

CooperVision launches delivery service for 1-day contacts

April 27, 2016
NEW YORK – EyeCare Prime, a subsidiary of CooperVision, announced here at Vision Expo East the expansion of its LensFerry service to offer…

Meeting News Coverage

Industry expert: Online refraction will lead to remote eye exams

April 26, 2016
NEW YORK – New technology is being used to explore ways to provide eye care outside the traditional means, Ed De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM, said…

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Clinician uses portable autorefractor locally, internationally

April 21, 2016
NEW YORK – “The technology and platform of the SVOne autorefractor allows us to push the envelope in patient care with its telemedicine…

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Higher glaucoma medication confidence exists when providers educate patients

April 21, 2016
Researchers found higher patient confidence in adhering to glaucoma medication regimens and confidence to administer eye drops correctly when…

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Panel: Communication can improve compliance, contact lens dropout rate

April 21, 2016
NEW YORK – The dropout rate for contact lens wear is 20%, Scot Morris, OD, moderator of the Global Contact Lens Forum, said here at Vision…

Physician behaviors hinder patients in navigating out-of-pocket costs

April 19, 2016
Recent qualitative findings published in Health Affairs showed that physicians struggled to help patients factor out-of-pocket expenses into their…

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Physicians lack clarity on FDA approvals, ‘breakthrough therapy’

April 18, 2016
Physicians demonstrated limited understanding of the FDA approval process and the meaning of the “breakthrough therapy” designation…

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