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An Exam Lane on Your Smartphone

<b>Mobile app puts full exam in your hand.</b><p>What if your entire exam lane could fit in your pocket? Where would you go with it? Perhaps you’d take it to …

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Protecting Against Diabetic Retinopathy – Basics & Treatment Eye Care

Over time, uncontrolled blood sugar levels can damage the tiny blood vessels of the eyes, causing bleeding, fluid buildup and scarring in the retina, …

Pediatric Vision Screening on a Smartphone

Meets AAP Vision Screening Policy Statement<p>The AAP recommends annual photoscreening beginning at age 1 and visual acuity beginning at age …

Medical Technology

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About: Your Eyes

Imaxtree<p>Go ahead, bat those lovely eyelashes! The eyes are the windows to the soul, absolutely — but did you really know what is going on within …

Makeup

Tune Up Your Exam Lane

<b>How often do you verify that your tonometer is calibrated? Have you ever checked it? If it’s off just a few millimeters, it could affect your</b> …

ABCs of OCT

Although horizontal OCT scans are the norm, vertical sections (Figure 1) have several clinical applications as well. For example, in hemi-retinal …

Neurology

When learning how to use the slit lamp one of the hardest parts is keeping the illumination techniques straight. In the beginning it may seem …

Lighthouses

How to Upsell in a Down Economy

<b>All three parties—optician, patient and doctor—are involved in the patient handoff. This way, the patient clearly hears the doctor’s recommendations</b> …

Vision Expo East was an eye-opener for me as an optometry student mainly because I was exposed to so many opportunities in the industry at one time …

5 Patient Care Tips to Always Remember

Why did we specifically choose optometry as our future professions, when there are so many other options out there? It’s so easy to get caught up in …

7 Blunders of Front Desk Staff

<b>Who's more important: the patient on the<br>phone or the one at the front desk?<br>Adam Clarin, OD (background), asks<br>Candace Rodriguez at the front desk to</b> …

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There are many situations that can throw a wrench into your smooth eye exam flow, but encountering a patient with a long series of medications is …