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Develop your own primary care report card

October 29, 2014

As optometrists continue to evolve as essential primary health care providers in their expanded role in health care reform, a number of us are striving to meet the challenge. There is increasing evidence that a primary health care wellness encounter could be a separate and distinct service from the comprehensive eye examination.

This service could follow the path of the Optomap wellness retinal scan (Optos) that is offered by many optometrists as an optional wellness service for a separate charge.

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FDA expands indication for implantable miniature telescope

October 29, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chet Kumar, vice president of sales and market development for VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, discusses…
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Reducing the burden of Medicare's physician quality-reporting system

October 23, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of…
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Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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FDA expands indication for implantable miniature telescope

October 29, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chet Kumar, vice president of sales and market development…
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Develop your own primary care report card

October 29, 2014
As optometrists continue to evolve as essential primary health care providers in their expanded role in health care reform, a number of us are…
figure Meeting News Coverage Video

FDA expands indication for implantable miniature telescope

October 29, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chet Kumar, vice president of sales and market development for VisionCare Ophthalmic…
figure Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

Reducing the burden of Medicare's physician quality-reporting system

October 23, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, said at the American Academy…
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Federal drug safety law may limit access to bevacizumab

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – Recent federal drug safety legislation may affect patient access to bevacizumab, an expert said at a press briefing here.“[It…
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FDA program tracks post-LASIK patient-reported outcomes

October 17, 2014
CHICAGO — U.S. Food and Drug Administration studies have shown good post-LASIK visual outcomes and low complication rates, a speaker told…

Primary health care data points are optometry’s future

October 14, 2014
As health care reform evolves, problems, barriers and new challenges continue to arise. Although the Affordable Care Act was written and developed to…
FDA approvals

FDA expands approval of implant telescope to those age 65 and older

October 13, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved use of VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies’ implantable miniature telescope in a younger…

PCON adds 2 new blogs to Healio

October 10, 2014
In the past week, Primary Care Optometry News has welcomed two new bloggers to Healio: Gary L. Morgan, OD, and Agustin L. Gonzalez…
FDA News

RaySert Plus IOL injector earns 510(k) clearance

October 10, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Rayner Intraocular Lenses Limited 510(k) clearance for the company’s new injector, RaySert…
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