Jacqueline Vu

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Serious man in phoropter with eye calibration

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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 …

Incorporating meibomian gland imaging

Dry eye disease (DED) is nothing new, but how eyecare practitioners diagnose and monitor DED has evolved due to new technology. In-office laboratory …

Does My Child Need An Eye Test

This week we took my daughter to SpecSavers for an Eye Test. Having a regular eye test as a child is really important. Babies have routine eye tests …

Beyond the Numbers: The ROI of Your EHR Software

Return on Investment

This week, Gary discusses how to get out into your community and build your practice. Power Hour Weds 10/26 at 9 PM ET. #optometry https://t.co/SbuMNFmOe4

For decent pay and job growth, consider optometry, elevator repair

If 2016 is looking like a good year to start a new career, may we suggest ... optometry?<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics this month published its biannual Occupational Outlook Handbook, which ranks occupations by salary, required education and expected job growth between 2014 and 2024.<p>Optometrists …

Employment

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

Design Do’s & Don’ts From the Experts

<b>Meet the Experts</b><p><b>Barbara W. Wright, CID</b>,president of Barbara Wright Design in Smyrna, Tenn.• <b><br>Patricia Bobilin</b>,managing director, Southern Region, at Eye …

5 Foods For Better Vision

Vision problems like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration affect millions of older adults. But these eye diseases can be slowed down or avoided by getting vitamins A, C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, betacarotene and omega-3 fatty acids into your system, according to the Age-Related Eye …

Retinal detachments can be scary and potentially sight-threatening. It can sometimes feel overwhelming to educate your at-risk patients about what …

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

Patient First on Twitter: "Do your eyes hurt after hours of looking at a computer screen? Prevent digital eye strain by giving your eyes a break http://t.co/7woIDZ5KjY"

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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 …

<b>Age/Sex/Race</b><p>57 years old African American female<p><b>Chief Complaint</b><p>“I’m here for an annual eye examination. I have little blur at distance and near. …

Spotlight on Sickle Cell Retinopathy

<b>1. Sea-fan neovascularization associated with subhyaloid hemorrhage and retinal fibrosis.</b><p><b>2. Paramacular thinning on OCT in the right eye.</b><p><b>​3. Iris</b> …

A Disease of Diversity

A 65-year-old Hispanic female presented with a chief complaint of blurred vision at distance and near that had persisted for one year. Her medical …

Be a Neuro-ophth 'First Responder'

The prospect of a patient presenting with an acute neuro-ophthalmic disorder can be intimidating. As primary eye care providers, it is important to …

Review of Optometry

The old saying in diagnosing optic neuritis secondary to MS: "You can't see anything, and neither can the patient." For more about the key signs of …

All Eyes Aren't Created Equal

Congenital anomalies of the posterior segment are among the most frequently encountered anatomical variants seen in practice. When localized and …

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 …

Ophthalmology

Can We Catch AMD Sooner?

Due to the growth of our aging patient population, we’re seeing more cases of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in our offices than ever before, …

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> …

High Level

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