Clinical

Downloadable Optometry Clinical Cheat Sheets!

optometry clinical cheat sheets

Throughout your optometric journey, you will undoubtedly learn more information than you can possibly remember. From general science to microbiology, pharmacology, ocular disease, anatomy, and physiology, there is just so much important clinical knowledge you need to cement in your mind at certain points throughout not only your academic career …

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Everything You Need to Know About Intacs

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The screening and treatment for keratoconus has improved dramatically over the last ten years. Keratoconus is being detected earlier than ever before, and there is an expanding list of treatment options available for patients to help prevent or delay the need for invasive surgical intervention, and there are more to …

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Top 5 Tips for Spanish Eye Exams

alexander martin od

Going to see a doctor can be a stress-inducing experience for a lot of people, and that stress can be made even worse visiting a doctor who may not speak the same language. As a practicing doctor, you may not have the time to learn a new language, but you …

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Managing Discomfort in Contact Lenses

erin rueff od

Discomfort is the prevailing reason why many patients are opting to drop out of contact lens wear, and managing discomfort in contact lenses rests on our shoulders as eyecare professionals. While it is easy to blame the ocular surface or dryness for discomfort issues, optometrists know that treating surface level …

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Spanish Speaking Guide for Optometrists

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Working and communicating with patients is already challenging, but with an added language barrier, it can be a stressor for both the doctor and the patient. Dr. Martin, in his first semester of optometry school, encountered a Spanish speaking patient who was nervous and frustrated about her upcoming exam. The …

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Optometrist Laser Training

katie rachon od

Optometrist laser training is becoming increasingly more prominent. Laser procedures are quickly becoming a service either offered by optometrists, or at the very least, co-managed with ophthalmology. Because of this, optometry students today are undergoing training with lasers in school. Optometrist laser training is becoming more commonly available at externship …

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3D Eye – Try and Fuse These Retinal Images

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Try and fuse these retinal images, and discover what kind of vergence abilities you truly have! All of these retinal images depict patients with glaucoma. This article is not meant to be clinical in nature, but you can definitely brush up on your glaucoma by checking out some of the …

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Concussions and Eye Problems

Erin Keim OD

Over the past five years, dialogue surrounding the implications of concussions has been at the center of media headlines, optometric research, and movie scripts. So why is there so much emphasis on these conversations especially surround concussion and eye problems? First, concussions are prevalent. While we mostly think of concussions …

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