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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month. Spreading awareness about the impact of this disease is essential as AMD is the leading cause of low vision in industrialized countries.   What Is Low Vision? One definition... Learn More

This January, spread awareness about glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in the world. During the next few decades, the National Eye Institute projects the number of people with glaucoma will rise from more than 4 million in... Learn More

Prevent Blindness America has designated December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month. As your patients are gift shopping this holiday season, encourage them to follow safe toy selection guidelines. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 73 percent of... Learn More

Diabetes is a leading cause of vision impairment among working-age adults in the United States. From 2010 to 2050, the number of Americans with diabetic retinopathy is projected to increase from 7.7 million to 14.6 million. The goal of November’s... Learn More

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, which is an excellent time to remind patients about accident prevention and safety eyewear. You can take this opportunity to educate patients on potential risks and protective measures to set them up for optimal... Learn More

From fashion to functionality, there are many reasons why your patients should have multiple pairs of glasses. Prescribing glasses should go beyond a simple lens recommendation. Providing your patients with a personalized consultation and prescription for multiple pairs builds value... Learn More

August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month. As summer comes to a close and families are preparing for school to start, this time is ideal for promoting annual eye exams for children. Healthy vision ensures kids are ready to... Learn More

Protecting Eyes From UV Light

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With a wide range of lens materials available, your patients may feel a bit lost when choosing the right type of lenses to order. As their eye care professional, patients are looking to you to provide guidance on this decision.... Learn More

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

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