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The Retinal Examination

Ask any insurance auditor what creates the largest area of concern for any ophthalmic physician—special testing related to the retina/posterior pole. …

A Look at Salzmann’s

On clinical examination, Salzmann’s nodular degeneration (SND) appears as superficial, bluish-white, raised lesions that are often located in the …

Top Vitamins for Your Vision | Image Optometry | Cheap Eye Exams

Millions of people suffer from vision loss due to age and other diseases that can affect their eyesight. Unfortunately, some people are genetically …

Reviews Supplements Ophthalmic Drug Guide May 2014

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The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

Technology in cataract surgery continues to evolve to meet the needs of both doctors and patients. More than ever, patients expect exceptional …

Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses > Advances in Understanding Tear Film Dynamics

Advances in Understanding Tear Film Dynamics<p>Let’s gain some perspective on the components, modalities and methodology of dry eye.<p>By Will Smith, …

A Stepwise Approach to Evaluating Diplopia and Other Ocular Motility Abnormalities

An optometrist can carefully whittle down the root of patients’ ocular misalignments by taking a following a specific order of operations.<br>By Kelly A. …

The Only Treatment Indicated for the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease

FDA Approves Shire’s Xiidra™ (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% – The Only Treatment Indicated for the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease<p><i>An</i> …

These Contact Lenses Work Like Telescopes For Your Eyes

Researcher Eric Tremblay explains the invention.<p><i>What is it? A real contact lens that can switch between magnifying an image and standard vision. it could be useful for both military personnel and patients with retinal diseases.</i><p>We built a telescope into a contact lens. It is similar to a hard …

Take Control of Posterior Pole

The retina hasn’t traditionally been an area that the average OD has been actively involved in managing. But things have changed. Now, ODs can not …

The Lost Arts of Optometry, Part Two: Put the ‘Fun’ Back in Funduscopy

<i>Part one of the “Lost Arts” series detailed the intricacies of binocular indirect ophthalmoscopy and provided tips for scleral depression (</i>see A …

Neurology

Plug the Drain with Lacrimal Occlusion

Optometry’s dry eye armamentarium has increased significantly in recent years to include condition-specific artificial tears, anti-inflammatories, …

Can You Identify These Vitreous Anomalies?

<i>The vitreous is critical to ocular diseases and their prognoses. Learn the techniques to make examination a breeze, and better identify and manage</i> …

Diabetic Retinopathy by the Numbers

Today, optometrists play a crucial role in managing diabetes, a leading—and growing—instigator of vision loss. With management of this disease now …

When the Good Eye Goes Bad

History<p>A 38-year-old black male reported to the office with a chief complaint of blurred vision, greater in the right eye than the left, of a year’s …

Visual Loss, Blindness to Double by 2050

The number of Americans with visual impairment or blindness will climb to more than eight million by the year 2050—approximately twice the current …

Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses > Fitting Rigid Lenses After Refractive Surgery

Fitting Rigid Lenses After Refractive Surgery<p>Corneal and scleral GP lenses cover the ‘last mile’ for patients who need correction after LASIK and PRK.<p>…

Multifocal IOL in a Fuchs’ Patient?

Q. <b>A 59-year-old cataract patient with mild Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy presented to the clinic with minimal stromal haze and no epithelial</b> …

Anti-inflammatories in Ocular Allergy Treatment

A patient presents after being exposed to dust mites in her office building. The allergen exposure causes substantial amounts of histamine to be …

Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses > Scleral Lenses: An Overlooked Fix for Dry Eye?

Scleral Lenses: An Overlooked Fix for Dry Eye?<p>In addition to treating corneal irregularities, the scleral lens’s tear reservoir may also effectively …