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BLOG: The power of stories

May 22, 2017

I love a good story. I love to hear them, and anyone who knows me knows that I love to tell them.

My patients tell me stories, and I encourage them to do so.

GOA: Injection law keeps pace with OD training

May 12, 2017
A new law in Georgia that allows optometrists to perform certain types of injections makes it possible for ODs to put their education into practice, according to a…
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MGD patients with Sjögren’s biomarkers benefit from thermal pulsation

May 11, 2017
Thermal pulsation treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction patients who were positive for novel biomarkers of Sjögren’s syndrome showed improvement in the…

Georgia governor signs OD injection bill

May 11, 2017
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 153 into law May 9, authorizing optometrists in the state to perform certain injections. “A doctor of optometry may…
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Diabetic Eye Disease - Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: Speaker shares three pearls for upper eyelid blepharoplasty

January 15, 2017
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VIDEO: Health care reform creates practice challenges, opportunities

March 7, 2017
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BLOG: The power of stories

May 22, 2017
I love a good story. I love to hear them, and anyone who knows me knows that I love to tell them. My patients tell me stories, and I encourage them…

GOA: Injection law keeps pace with OD training

May 12, 2017
A new law in Georgia that allows optometrists to perform certain types of injections makes it possible for ODs to put their education into practice…

In the Journals

MGD patients with Sjögren’s biomarkers benefit from thermal pulsation

May 11, 2017
Thermal pulsation treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction patients who were positive for novel biomarkers of Sjögren’s syndrome showed…

Georgia governor signs OD injection bill

May 11, 2017
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 153 into law May 9, authorizing optometrists in the state to perform certain injections. “A…

NIH suggests new exam schedule for diabetic retinopathy

May 10, 2017
Patients with moderate or severe retinal damage should be examined more often than the current recommendation, based on research from about 24,000…

AOA, AFOS support VA Optometry Service

May 10, 2017
The American Optometric Association and the Armed Forces Optometric Society expressed “shock” and “outrage” at a suggestion…

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BLOG: Social media marketing zeros in on target audience

May 9, 2017
With social media marketing strategies, you can concentrate on your target customer and measure the effect you have, Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

In the Journals

Study found no link between eyesight, marijuana use

May 4, 2017
A study conducted on a large population sample found no correlation between self-reported quality of eyesight and use of marijuana. Illegal…

Bill to grant optometry board autonomy progresses in Alaska

May 4, 2017
The Alaska House of Representatives passed HB 103 by a vote of 31 to 7. The bill was signed by the speaker and chief clerk and transmitted to the…

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Dry AMD inhibits visual localization

May 2, 2017
Computer simulation of everyday visual tasks showed that people with dry age-related macular degeneration are likely to experience difficulties in…

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