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The following articles appeared in the print edition of PRIMARY CARE OPTOMETRY NEWS.

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New therapeutics, technologies help clinicians fight dry eye

Jacob Lang, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO; Nicole Harris

Amid new year drug price hikes, Congress calls on manufacturers to justify costs

Carotenoids may help enhance cognitive function

David W. Nelson, OD, MBA

SightGlass Vision begins trial of novel eyeglasses to control myopia

At Issue

Communication essential when addressing astigmatism and cataract surgery

Customize contact lens choice for patients with presbyopia and astigmatism

From The Editor

Help patients get the prescription drugs they need

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

In the Journals

5-year study shows cataract surgery has no impact on trabeculectomy outcomes

Age, degree of myopia, axial elongation associated with myopic maculopathy

Structural thinning may precede microvascular changes in early glaucoma

Diabetic retinopathy position statement promotes prevention, early detection, control

Diet soda consumption associated with increased risk of diabetic retinopathy

Dry eye makes reading a struggle

Patients with POAG, PACG lose visual field differently

OCTA, functional testing reveal preclinical signs of diabetic retinopathy

Meeting News

Two recent approvals reduce patient ‘drop burden’ after cataract surgery

Several strategies can help manage tearing patients

Preop preparation leads to EDOF IOL success

Novel anti-VEGF for wet AMD meets safety, tolerability endpoint

4 Rules to consider for ptosis examination

Monovision still an effective alternative to presbyopia-correcting IOLs

Upcoming pharmaceutical treatments for presbyopia may prevent, delay surgery

Gene therapies in development for monogenic, complex retinal diseases

Virtual reality oculokinetic perimetry is low cost, has high patient acceptance

PCON Reports

Clinicians provide best practices for helping patients access medications

What's Your Diagnosis?

Teenager has unilateral severe eye pain

Kynndyl Giannonatti, BA; Scott Martinson, OD; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO