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Sjögren’s patients report significant impacts to daily life in survey

Sjögren’s patients report significant impacts to daily life in survey
March 29, 2017

Responses from a recent survey show that for the overwhelming majority of patients living with Sjögren’s syndrome, every day is a challenge in coping with the disease, limiting ability to function at home and in the workplace.

The survey was conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation (SSF).

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Central vision loss affects daily tasks more than peripheral

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Patients with central vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration have greater difficulty in visually guided manual prehension and object placement as compared…

Ga. House approves bill to allow ODs to give injections

March 28, 2017
The Georgia House of Representatives approved legislation that would authorize optometrists in the state to perform limited injections to areas near the eye in a 121 to…
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IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

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Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the clinical management of…
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Sjögren’s patients report significant impacts to daily life in survey

March 29, 2017
Responses from a recent survey show that for the overwhelming majority of patients living with Sjögren’s syndrome, every day is a challenge in…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Central vision loss affects daily tasks more than peripheral

March 28, 2017
Patients with central vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration have greater difficulty in visually guided manual prehension and object…

Ga. House approves bill to allow ODs to give injections

March 28, 2017
The Georgia House of Representatives approved legislation that would authorize optometrists in the state to perform limited injections to areas near…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

March 27, 2017
Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the…

Allergan, Prevent Blindness team up for vision screenings

March 27, 2017
Allergan is sponsoring vision screening events across the U.S. to help provide adults access to quality vision care through an initiative with…

AOA continues advocacy amid health care reform

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The American Health Care Act has cleared the first in a series of major approvals, and the American Optometric Association announced that it is…

First OD chairman for Sjögren’s foundation discusses its future

March 23, 2017
April marks Sjögren’s Awareness month. Steve Cohen, OD, is the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation’s Chairman of the Board and the first…

NIH scientists identify rare, genetic disorder that causes blindness

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Researchers at the National Eye Institute have identified the genetic underpinnings of a rare disorder that causes children to be born with deafness…

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April is Sjögren’s Awareness Month

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April is Sjögren’s Awareness Month, during which the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation along with members and volunteers seek to…

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