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NIH director: Emerging biomedical research ‘breathtaking’

September 19, 2014

NIH director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, spoke to the audience at TEDMED 2014 about the advances in biomedical research on the horizon.

“I have this amazing opportunity to look over this whole landscape of biomedical research and see what is emerging, and it is breathtaking — things that I never dreamed would happen in my lifespan,” Collins said.

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Speaker: UPPs facilitate development of newer technologies

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – A speaker here at the Global Contact Lens Forum said the implementation of unilateral pricing policies in the contact lens industry is “one of…
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More patients can benefit from customized contacts, speaker says

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Robert Davis, OD, told attendees here at the Global Contact Lens Forum that those patients who see 20/20 but do not have crisp vision can be treated…
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Become educated, connected when starting a specialty contact lens practice

September 18, 2014
LAS VEGAS – “There is nothing more rewarding than doing specialty contact lenses,” Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO, said here at Vision Expo…
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Morris outlines growth potential for contact lenses

September 18, 2014
Scot Morris, OD, said there is “huge potential” for growth in the contact lens practice. He recommended…
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NIH director: Emerging biomedical research ‘breathtaking’

September 19, 2014
NIH director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, spoke to the audience at TEDMED 2014 about the advances in biomedical research on the horizon.“I have…
Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: UPPs facilitate development of newer technologies

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – A speaker here at the Global Contact Lens Forum said the implementation of unilateral pricing policies in the contact lens industry…
Meeting News Coverage

More patients can benefit from customized contacts, speaker says

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Robert Davis, OD, told attendees here at the Global Contact Lens Forum that those patients who see 20/20 but do not have crisp…
Meeting News Coverage

Become educated, connected when starting a specialty contact lens practice

September 18, 2014
LAS VEGAS – “There is nothing more rewarding than doing specialty contact lenses,” Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO, said here at Vision…
Meeting News Coverage

VEW presenter urges fellow ODs to grow their contact lens practices

September 18, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Of the 94 million patients with myopia in the U.S., only 38 million wear contact lenses, according to Scot Morris, OD.Morris’…
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Morris outlines growth potential for contact lenses

September 18, 2014
Scot Morris, OD, said there is “huge potential” for growth in the contact lens practice. He recommended asking all patients if they have…
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Rumpakis discusses financial impact of contact lens dropouts

September 18, 2014
John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, detailed the effect of contact lens dropout on a practice’s bottom line. The average practice has 34% of its total…

TEDMED speaker: Physician transparency a potential curative for patient fear

September 15, 2014
It’s time for physicians to be more transparent with their patients, according to Leana Wen, MD, director of patient-centered research at…

Political alignment of US physicians shifted from 1991 to 2012

September 12, 2014
Results from a recent study indicated that since 1991, US physicians have contributed increasing amounts of money to political candidates and have…
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TEDMED: speaker calls for candor about medical errors

September 11, 2014
During her talk at TEDMED 2014, Danielle Ofri, MD, attending physician at Bellevue Hospital and associate professor at New York University School of…
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