Optometry's Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Optometry's Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Students rally on Capitol Hill to promote optometry’s federal agenda

June 21, 2017
More than 2,300 students of optometry participated in a rally on Capitol Hill yesterday to urge Congress to support the bi-partisan Dental and…
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Woman uses suppression therapy, gains stereo vision at 48

July 21, 2016
BOSTON – Sue Barry, PhD, told her story of living without 3D vision for her entire life, then with the help of suppression therapy, she was…
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Professor credits neurodevelopmental optometry with his full recovery from TBI

July 15, 2016
BOSTON – In September 1999, Clark Elliott, PhD, was rear-ended at a stop sign, resulting in a concussion, and his long-term prognosis was…
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Optical tests may serve as biomarkers in mTBI

July 14, 2016
BOSTON – Researchers found that pupillary light reflex and near point of convergence may serve as objective biomarkers for mild traumatic brain…
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Study finds marketing affects prescribing behavior

July 13, 2016
BOSTON – Optometrists earned more than $18 million in 2014 as a result of financial relationships with the medical industry, according to a…
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OD posture during exams can lead to pain, discomfort

July 11, 2016
BOSTON – Researchers found that optometrists tend to assume a forward head posture while conducting eye exams, and such posture can lead to…
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Bio-Tissue launches Cliradex Light

July 8, 2016
BOSTON – Bio-Tissue Inc. introduced an addition to its Cliradex product line with a preservative-free, all-natural lid, lash and facial…
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Increased hydration may improve dry eye symptoms

July 8, 2016
BOSTON – Increasing intake of liquids was found to be related to tear osmolarity level and tear break-up time after 7 days, according to a…
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Eye Care Leaders Group launches consulting services for ODs

July 7, 2016
BOSTON – The Eye Care Leaders Group, which offers electronic health record and practice management services to the health care industry…
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Digital device users report good vision, comfort with B+L Ultra

July 7, 2016
BOSTON – Researchers concluded that contact lenses made of samfilcon A may help practitioners improve the contact lens experience for their…