BLOG: Let’s get rid of the pirate patch

May 24, 2019
by Cathy Stern, OD, FCSO, FCOVD, FNORA A common treatment for amblyopia or diplopia is to patch the stronger eye with a fully occlusive…

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Trifocal toric IOL provides good acuity at all distances

May 24, 2019
A premium diffractive-refractive trifocal toric IOL provided patients with astigmatism with effective near, intermediate and distance acuity. In a…

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Study finds no significant differences in conventional, femtosecond phaco

May 22, 2019
Researchers who compared outcomes of conventional phacoemulsification with femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery found nonsignificant…

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Single vision spectacles for progressing myopes is not best practice

May 20, 2019
Options for controlling progressive myopia in children include the use of atropine, orthokeratology, multifocal soft contact lenses, and…

Study highlights global economic burden of uncorrected myopia

May 14, 2019
The World Council of Optometry and Brien Holden Vision Institute are collaborating on Myopia Awareness Week, May 13 to 19, to improve communication…

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New agent reduces eye bulging in Graves’ orbitopathy, offering new hope for patients

April 27, 2019
An experimental human monoclonal antibody dramatically reduced the most debilitating symptoms of Graves’ orbitopathy, including proptosis and…

Visibly files suit in Indiana against telemedicine law

April 25, 2019
Visibly Inc. filed suit in Indiana claiming that the corrective lens exception of the state’s telemedicine law violates the Indiana…

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Study recognizes learning curve associated with scleral lens fitting

April 18, 2019
Practitioners with no or minimal previous training can rapidly improve their ability to fit scleral gas permeable contact lenses, both in regular and…

Eliminate astigmatism for happier cataract patients

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2019
Eric E. Schmidt, OD
The majority of patients presenting for cataract surgery have at least 0.5 D of corneal astigmatism, and 36% have 1.00 D or more, according to…

BLOG: The order of things after concussion

April 12, 2019
by Patrick Quaid, MCOptom, FCOVD, PhD I believe that the difference between a good health care practitioner and an excellent one is that an…

How I manage myopia in my practice

April 9, 2019
by Elise Kramer OD, FAAO, FSLS Myopia is a serious global health concern. Today, well over 1 billion people around the world are struggling with…

VA researcher says RightEye data set provides valuable efficiencies

April 8, 2019
RightEye LLC has announced the availability of its extensive database of more than 1 billion eye-tracking data points from more than 100,000 patient…

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VIDEO: Spectacle lens relieves computer vision symptoms

April 4, 2019
NEW YORK – The Neurolens Office design combined with the contoured prism gives clinicians “the ability to solve many issues and symptoms…

Orasis CEO describes mechanism behind eye drop for presbyopia

April 2, 2019
Orasis Pharmaceuticals recently announced the beginning of a phase 2b U.S. clinical trial to evaluate CSF-1, its presbyopia-correcting eye drop. …


BLOG: Brain injury may affect sleep, fertility, digestion

March 29, 2019
by Paul Hrkal, ND Concussion is typically managed by a family doctor who recommends rest and limited screen time for a few days.

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VIDEO: Neurolens device, lenses help patients with headache, eye strain

March 28, 2019
NEW YORK – Patients with trigeminal dysphoria, a condition that prevents the two eyes from working together and results in headache, eye strain…

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VIDEO: Primary care ODs embrace functional vision testing

March 25, 2019
NEW YORK – RightEye’s Functional Vision EyeQ test offers optometrists the opportunity to objectively test the way the eye moves, whether…

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Speaker: Create a new protocol for myopia control

March 23, 2019
NEW YORK – Myopia is a disease, not a refractive error, and it is at epidemic proportions, Pam Lowe, OD, said here at Vision Expo East…

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Essilor introduces refraction technology, advanced photochromic

March 22, 2019
NEW YORK – Essilor of America launched two major products in the categories of refraction and photochromic lenses at a press conference held…

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Micromonovision with increased spherical aberration effective for presbyopia

March 21, 2019
Presbyopic LASIK with micromonovision and aspheric aberration patterns was proven safe and effective in a study, with no reduction of stereopsis and…