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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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