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BLOG: Moving your eye examination to primary care

July 23, 2015

A large number of optometrists use the term “primary care" to describe their services or their type or mode of practice. There are, however, a number of key points that separate an eye exam from a primary care eye exam.

If you desire to truly use the wording, you need to look at the elements of your examination to be sure that you meet the standard. With more chart reviews and the transparency of health care reform, this issue is becoming critical to the integrity of your practice and to the profession of optometry.

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Low baseline corneal hysteresis associated with reduced IOP after cataract surgery

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Patients without glaucoma who underwent cataract surgery with a low baseline corneal hysteresis had decreased postoperative intraocular pressure, according to a study…
BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow? VideoBlog

BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

July 22, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, applies lessons learned from the television show, “Shark Tank,” to optometrists’ practices. “These people tend to…
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Large fluctuation of IOP seen in patients with PE glaucoma

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Patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome had a greater fluctuation of intraocular pressure as measured by a contact lens sensor, according to recent research published…
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VIDEO: Electrodiagnostic testing contributes to glaucoma diagnosis

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BLOG: Blue light symposium clarifies opportunities for optometry

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During the last weekend in June, I attended the 2015 New York Blue Light Symposium. As I walked across Times Square…
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ISNT, IST rules of 'little benefit' in detecting early glaucoma with OCT

July 20, 2015
Researchers found the ISNT and IST rules of neural rim thickness used to identify early glaucoma do not clearly…
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BLOG: Moving your eye examination to primary care

July 23, 2015
A large number of optometrists use the term “primary care" to describe their services or their type or mode of practice. There are, however, a…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Low baseline corneal hysteresis associated with reduced IOP after cataract surgery

July 22, 2015
Patients without glaucoma who underwent cataract surgery with a low baseline corneal hysteresis had decreased postoperative intraocular pressure…
BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow? VideoBlog

BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

July 22, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, applies lessons learned from the television show, “Shark Tank,” to optometrists’ practices…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Large fluctuation of IOP seen in patients with PE glaucoma

July 21, 2015
Patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome had a greater fluctuation of intraocular pressure as measured by a contact lens sensor, according to recent…
Blog

BLOG: Blue light symposium clarifies opportunities for optometry

July 20, 2015
During the last weekend in June, I attended the 2015 New York Blue Light Symposium. As I walked across Times Square toward the hotel entrance…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

ISNT, IST rules of 'little benefit' in detecting early glaucoma with OCT

July 20, 2015
Researchers found the ISNT and IST rules of neural rim thickness used to identify early glaucoma do not clearly distinguish healthy eyes from eyes…
Scott G. Hauswirth, OD, FAAO

OD research addresses all areas of the eye

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Optometry was well represented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in Denver, where OD clinicians and…

Careful selection, training help facilitate transition to EHR

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Jeffrey L. Girardin, OD
In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established criteria for health care providers using electronic health records. According to the…

Portable retinal imager now shipping, cloud storage partner announced

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D-Eye announced that its handheld retinal imaging system is now being shipped. The company also announced a partnership with TreVia Digital Health to…
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Expect a myriad of presentations for optic nerve head drusen

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