Primary Care Optometry News


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

Table of Contents

Treat-and-extend comparable to monthly injections in AMD

Retinal deposits are elevated in Alzheimer’s disease

Low vision specialist critical to success of retinal implant

AOA supports annual comprehensive exams for all school-age kids

From The Editor

Today’s optometrist must look beyond the eye

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

In the Journals

Research supports further refinement of PIXL for low myopia

Home monitoring may allow earlier detection of visual field progression

Reusable contacts cause more inflammation than daily disposables

SS-OCT effective for detecting early glaucoma

Study confirms strong association between anxiety, depression, glaucoma

Dry eye may affect accuracy of visual field measurements

AREDS supplement found cost-effective in wet AMD

Vision loss associated with decreased cognitive function

Meeting News

VIDEO: Documentary tells the story of vision

VIDEO: New device helps patients create natural tears

Speakers: Optometry should take a lesson from dentistry

Stature, diet, dry eye severity dictate omega-3 dosage

VIDEO: PogoTec launches camera that attaches to eye wear

VIDEO: CXL becoming first-line therapy for keratoconus

VIDEO: Aesthetics tied to ocular surface health

VIDEO: Light therapy for dry eye well accepted

Documentary on vision can inspire doctors, educate patients

Industry panel: Addressing challenges drives contact lens innovation

Guidelines: Test dark adaptation to catch AMD early

Dry eye not just a biological condition

Mentors, staff, relationships feed clinical research pursuits

Zeiss launches ultra-widefield fundus imaging system

Presenters: Call dry eye something else

Ophthalmic Resources launches electronic diagnostic algorithm for dry eye

One-fourth of contact lens wearers concerned about digital screen usage

PCON Reports

Blood pressure, A1C testing can help patients from ‘falling through the cracks’

Social Media and the OD

Acquire ‘expert’ status to build your practice

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Tax Tips for the OD

How to realize tax savings with bad debt

Mark E. Battersby

What's Your Diagnosis?

AMD patient with blurry vision

Julie Rodman, OD, MS, FAAO