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Now that many optometry practices are starting to re-open following COVID-19, practice guidelines are essential in maintaining the safety of staff and patients. Although you may be screening patients by checking temperatures and utilizing COVID-19 screening questionnaires, the reality is... Learn More

As many optometry practices prepare to re-open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it certainly will not be business as usual for optometrists. Many changes must take place before doctors, opticians, and staff can feel comfortable returning to work. Protecting staff and... Learn More

Women’s Eye Health Awareness

15 April 2020

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April is Women’s Eye Health Month. Women are at higher risk for certain eye diseases, and this is an excellent time to educate patients on these risks. According to the National Eye Institute, two-thirds of the global population suffering from... Learn More

You may be recommending sunglasses in the exam lane, but are you taking the conversation to the next level? Your patients will be thankful when you provide some guidance as to what type of sunglasses they should purchase based on... Learn More

Many parents are concerned with the amount of time their children spend on screens. Whether it’s TV, games, videos on tablets or even computers for schoolwork, today’s kids live their life via devices. In fact, surveys show 42 percent of... Learn More

As an eye care professional, you are well aware of the benefits of non-glare lenses. But are you discussing this with your patients? If not, you may be missing an opportunity to increase patient satisfaction and drive optical sales. Non-glare... Learn More

Sports-Related Eye Injuries

29 August 2019

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Fall is just around the corner and students are back in school. You may be seeing an influx of younger patients in your office around this time of year. This may include students with school vision screening referrals, kids complaining... Learn More

On October 1, 2018, Italian eyewear giant Luxottica and French optical company Essilor merged to become EssilorLuxottica. This change poses an even bigger threat to the competition than Luxottica has on its own in past years — arguably a monopoly... Learn More

Starting July 1, 2019, all corrective eyeglasses and contact lenses are no longer subject to Ohio state sales taxes. This new law may have significant implications for your practice and patients. Ohio tax statute declares that sales tax does not... Learn More

The Ohio General Assembly and Governor Kasich have approved legislation that brings reform to limitations placed by insurance providers that restricted patients’ ability to choose where they purchase their prescription lenses. House Bill 156 now gives patients in Ohio with... Learn More

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