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Most vision impairment in certain regions could be prevented

August 15, 2017

The world’s growing population is causing a substantial increase in the number of people with blindness and vision impairment, a trend that is accelerating, according to a study from the Brien Holden Vision Institute and the WHO’s Global Action Plan.

Researchers highlight the need to respond to WHO’s plan by increasing current efforts at global, regional and country levels to eliminate the burden of unnecessary blindness and vision impairment.

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Low vision referral critical with choroideremia

July 26, 2017
WASHINGTON – Appropriate interprofessional referrals are crucial for patients diagnosed with choroideremia, which currently has no treatment, according to a…

Study results link low vision to depression

July 10, 2017
People with low vision due to age are twice as likely to experience depression compared to the blind and five times more likely compared to normal individuals, a recent…
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Dry eye is a chronic disease that may begin in childhood

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2017
Blepharitis is one of the few diseases that lasts a lifetime, James M. Rynerson, MD, told Primary Care Optometry News. “We wouldn’t possibly think that for…
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EDUCATION FOR THE REFERRING EYE CARE SPECIALIST

Diagnosis and Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier is Better

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

This activity for comprehensive ophthalmologists and optometrists reviews the pathology and symptoms of mCNV; makes…
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VIDEO: Wearable technology is coming to the optometric practice

September 23, 2016
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VIDEO: Researchers aim to remove functional barriers for low vision patients

April 7, 2016
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