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Most of your patients are probably unaware that several eye conditions are more prevalent in women. April is designated as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to promote awareness of these issues. Women comprise: 61% of patients with glaucoma   ​​65%... Learn More

Whether your patients are working from home or back at the office, having the proper eyewear is an integral part of the workday. As their eye care provider, you can provide patients with personalized lens recommendations to optimize vision and... Learn More

ECP Benefits To In-Office Edging

17 February 2022

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You would think that a lab owner, like myself, would be against in-office edging; however, that is not the case.  I am a proponent of every ECP doing whatever they can to give themselves an edge against the competition and... Learn More

Prism Lenses For Glaucoma Patients

27 December 2021

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Prism lenses are commonly prescribed for diplopia and other binocular vision conditions. Another interesting application of prism lenses is to improve peripheral visual field loss in patients with advanced glaucoma. This treatment has the potential to enhance patients’ lives significantly.... Learn More

Since the pandemic, global smartphone use has increased by 70 percent, while laptop use has increased by 40 percent. Now that people have adapted to performing many tasks virtually, electronic usage isn’t likely to wane soon. With these lifestyle changes,... Learn More

Now that we’re in the last quarter of 2021, it’s time to start thinking about helping your patients maximize their insurance benefits before the end of the year. This time of year is hectic for many people between holiday gatherings,... Learn More

Discomfort or blurry vision in progressive lenses is a patient complaint that is all too familiar for many optometrists. Instead of informing the patient they cannot adapt to progressives and switching them into single vision or bifocal lenses, offer them... Learn More

With both virtual and in-person learning, the visual demands placed upon children are significant. And as any eye care provider knows, good vision is essential to a child’s academic success. However, getting children to wear glasses can be a particularly... Learn More

While summer is in full swing and your patients are spending more time outdoors, be sure to highlight UV protection! Just as sunscreen should be used regularly, remind patients to get into the habit of putting on sunglasses anytime they... Learn More

As more people are vaccinated and the number of new COVID cases continues to decline in the United States, the country is slowly returning to normal activities. Since many patients missed their yearly eye exam appointments last year due to... Learn More

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