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VEP provides specific markers of concussion-related visual symptoms

June 26, 2017

Electrophysiology testing proved to be an effective method to identify individuals with convergence insufficiency related to a history of concussion vs. individuals with convergence insufficiency and no history of concussion.

A total of 79 patients with convergence insufficiency, including children and adults, were selected from the population seeking optometric services at a Midwestern clinic.

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VIDEO: SLT viable first-line glaucoma treatment

June 24, 2017
WASHINGTON – Nate Lighthizer, OD, gave a workshop on lasers here at Optometry’s Meeting, discussing and teaching ODs how to perform selective laser…

OD reports practice’s success with corneal inlay

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Jeffrey M. Augustine, OD
The use of corneal inlays for the surgical correction of presbyopia is an exciting new technology for optometry, ophthalmology and, especially, for the presbyopic…
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Refractive surgery extends beyond PRK, LASIK

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, FACS
Most people think of “refractive surgery” as simply LASIK. While it is true that LASIK is the most commonly performed refractive surgery today, it is far…
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EDUCATION FOR THE TREATING EYE CARE SPECIALIST

Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

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

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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VIDEO: New IOL technologies correct for distance, intermediate vision, astigmatism

March 13, 2017
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VIDEO: ODs should recommend surgeon, procedure to patients who need transplants

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VEP provides specific markers of concussion-related visual symptoms

June 26, 2017
Electrophysiology testing proved to be an effective method to identify individuals with convergence insufficiency related to a history of concussion…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: SLT viable first-line glaucoma treatment

June 24, 2017
WASHINGTON – Nate Lighthizer, OD, gave a workshop on lasers here at Optometry’s Meeting, discussing and teaching ODs how to perform…

OD reports practice’s success with corneal inlay

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Jeffrey M. Augustine, OD
The use of corneal inlays for the surgical correction of presbyopia is an exciting new technology for optometry, ophthalmology and, especially, for…

Perspective

Refractive surgery extends beyond PRK, LASIK

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, FACS
Most people think of “refractive surgery” as simply LASIK. While it is true that LASIK is the most commonly performed refractive surgery…

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Young optometrists passionate, optimistic

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
At Villanova University’s commencement ceremony this year, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg waxed eloquently, encouraging…

PCON Reports

Optometry offers young ODs practice settings for every preference

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Expanding scope of practice, new technologies and treatments, and various opportunities for involvement appeal to an ambitious population of young…

Most cataract patients are happier, more independent after surgery

June 5, 2017
A new survey from Alcon sheds light on the daily challenges of having cataracts and the emotional benefits of improved vision after surgery. Nearly…

CheckedUp expands education for cataract surgery patients

June 2, 2017
CheckedUp, a specialty point of care company, is expanding its partnership with Alcon to educate patients about cataract surgical treatment options. …

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Phaco alone lowers IOP, reduces need for drops

May 31, 2017
Phacoemulsification as a solo procedure lowers intraocular pressure and reduces patient dependency on glaucoma medications, according to researchers…

BLOG: Apply three questions to any medical innovation

May 17, 2017
Our profession may be particularly receptive to innovation because those who enter eye care are self-selected for being open to new ways of thinking…

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