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Each October, the American Academy of Ophthalmologists encourage eye care professionals to remind their patients about taking care of their eyes at home. Between yard work and Halloween, October is a particularly dangerous time for vision. More than one million... Learn More

This September, encourage your patients to participate in Healthy Aging Month. The goal of this observance is to focus on the positive aspects of aging among adults older than 45. There are more than 73 million baby boomers and 65... Learn More

Back To School Eyecare

31 July 2022

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Now that we’ve addressed children’s summer eye health and UV safety, it’s time to focus on back-to-school readiness. As parents prepare for the back-to-school season, eye exams may not always be at the top of their to-do list. However, vision... Learn More

While families enjoy warm, sunny weather this summer, eye protection may not always be on their minds. Ultraviolet (UV) A not only penetrates the skin deeply but is associated with cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). UVB causes sunburns of... Learn More

Bluetooth glasses are making waves in the world of wearable tech, and now you can order them for your patients from R&D Optical Lab. Lucyd® Bluetooth optical frames offer a unique mix of designer styling, eye protection, and smart features... Learn More

The start of summer means kids and parents spend more time at home and enjoy outdoor activities. These activities also mean a higher rate of eye trauma, with about 50% of all eye injuries occurring around the home. Fortunately, 90... Learn More

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

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