Mojo Vision initiates development of smart contact lens with zoom feature

January 24, 2020
Mojo Vision announced it is initiating development of the Mojo Lens, a smart contact lens with a built-in computing display. Additionally, the…

Diagnose dry eye to ensure successful contact lens wear

January 23, 2020
by Stacy Zubkousky, OD, FSLS Incorporating dry eye diagnostic testing is vital for a successful contact lens practice. Evaluating the type and…

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OCTA of choroidal microvasculature may facilitate glaucoma diagnoses

January 15, 2020
The use of OCT angiography in examining choroidal microvasculature may expedite glaucoma diagnoses in highly myopic eyes, according to findings…

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Smartphone tonometer provides reliable preliminary IOP

January 14, 2020
Calculating preliminary IOP using a smartphone-based tonometer yielded similar results compared with other tonometers, according to findings…

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BLOG: What do we call the photoreceptor lines on OCT?

December 31, 2019
I did a quick survey and heard lots of terms used to describe the outer retinal lines as seen in OCT images. They included: PIL (photoreceptor…

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BLOG: Aligning your wellness resources for primary care

December 30, 2019
With the year winding down, many of us are reviewing the numbers for 2019, looking for Section 179 purchase items for this tax year and planning for…

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BLOG: Can't get away from ocular surface health

December 26, 2019
No matter what patients desire — success in contact lenses, refractive freedom with LASIK or superior visual outcomes after cataract surgery…

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AI has potential to guide glaucoma management

December 23, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Artificial intelligence can reliably detect the glaucomatous disc; however, it is not yet FDA approved for use in clinical…

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Readings with handheld autorefractor comparable to subjective refraction

December 12, 2019
Researchers found that the QuickSee Handheld wavefront autorefractor provided visual acuity results that were in “excellent agreement”…

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VIDEO: ERG can detect retinal ischemia

December 9, 2019
NEPTUNE, N.J. – ERG was shown to detect retinal ischemia before the presence of retinopathy, unveiling retinal function changes that may not be…

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BLOG: Optometry’s role in assessing vascular risk

December 2, 2019
A new study was recently published in JAMA Neurology by Lane and colleagues in London on the relationship between vascular risk factors in adulthood…

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VIDEO: ODs should consider ocular surface effects of glaucoma agents

November 26, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Medications can impact the ocular surface whether or not they contain preservatives, according to Rich Mangan, OD, FAAO; Mitch

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Patients with diabetes seldom need treatment 2 years after uneventful retinal screening

November 25, 2019
Patients with minimal or no retinopathy are unlikely to require retinal treatment for diabetic retinopathy within 2 years of screening, according to…

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OCT changes minimally related to visual acuity variation

November 21, 2019
Changes in central subfield thickness may account for only a low percentage of total variations in visual acuity changes, according to findings…

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BLOG: Is Pentacam equal to ultrasound probe for pachymetry?

November 19, 2019
Several years ago, the hospital where I work decided that simply cleaning the ultrasound probe with an alcohol wipe after pachymetry wasn’t…

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Swept-source OCT improves measurement accuracy

November 19, 2019
NEW YORK — Swept-source OCT provides several clinical advantages over other techniques to evaluate biometry, according to a speaker here. …

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BLOG: Functional medicine

November 17, 2019
Functional medicine is a philosophy or model of patient care that determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root…

Luneau acquires Next Sight to enter telehealth market

November 13, 2019
Luneau Technology Group announced the acquisition of Next Sight to bring new experience and different technology pipelines to help Luneau expand both…

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Meibomian gland segmentation may precede atrophy

November 5, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Meibomian gland segmentation may be an early sign of dysfunction, according to a poster presented here at the American Academy…

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VIDEO: Analyzing astigmatism surgery

November 4, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Noel Alpins, AM, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS, discusses a new resource to help…