Tag: eyewear

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

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

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

Many people are persuaded by the idea that getting a premium lens product means spending money for brand name lenses. Providing your patients with a quality product doesn’t have to involve pricey, branded lenses. In fact,  Private label digital lenses... Learn More

Approximately 8 percent of men have a congenital color vision deficiency (“CVD”), while 0.5 percent of women are affected. Although CVD patients may comprise a smaller percentage of your practice’s appointments, their needs should not be overlooked. Patients with CVD... Learn More

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