Contact lens wear has been cited as one of the risk factors for dry eye. Get five expert-recommended tips to help your patients.
We all see patients with mild vision loss who say their vision does not allow them to read the way they once could. Consider these strategies when refraction doesn’t yield a vision improvement and further disease treatment isn’t warranted.
A new study reports partial recovery of visual function in a patient with late-stage retinitis pigmentosa using optogenetic therapy, a first for researchers looking into the neurodegenerative disease.
As contemporary optometry evolves, opportunities will open up for doctors of optometry to expand surgical procedures in their practices. A series of courses on these office-based procedures will be offered at Optometry’s Meeting®.
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Inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) cause severe visual impairment, but advances in genetic testing and therapy offer a glimmer of hope—how optometry can get involved.
Researchers found only about 30% of patients with diabetes abide by four diabetes care practices—including eye exams.
Low Vision Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity to consider implementing such services in your practice and to ensure you have the right connections for necessary referrals to other doctors of optometry who provide this essential care.
The AOA Evidence-based Optometry Committee is working diligently to produce a new glaucoma clinical practice guideline. An expert shares what you can do now to meet patients’ needs.
New study details the adverse effects on certain visual functions immediately following marijuana use.