Clinical

Complete Guide to Varilux® Lenses

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 If you are like I was as a new graduate optometrist, progressive lenses were a foreign concept. We were all taught how they work, and we all became experts at drawing the hourglass …

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Myopia Control – Everything You Need to Know

Listen to this article instead of reading it: Intro to Myopia Control There are no shortage of theories on the mechanisms of myopia development and progression. Genetics, near work, time indoors, artificial lighting, diet; all these factors have been investigated as potential causes of/correlates to myopia. The fact of the …

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Hubble Contact Lenses – 4 Things To Consider

You know the old saying if it’s too good to be true then it probably is? The same might be said about Hubble contact lenses. Forbes Magazine recently ran a feature on the founders of Hubble contact lenses and their goal of disrupting the contact lens industry. According to the …

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Ultimate Lens Package – Everything You Need to Know

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 As many eyecare providers know, oftentimes several different lens technologies or multiple pairs of glasses are necessary to meet the needs of our patients. Patients have different lifestyles, occupations, and hobbies that influence …

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10 Things to Know Before You Purchase Optometry Equipment

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ne of the biggest questions for many practitioners centers around the optometry equipment and technology he or she should be buying and implementing within the practice. In the constantly evolving world of technology how do we keep up and pick out the “practice changing” diagnostic equipment from the simply glamorous …

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The Power of the Bandage Contact Lens

There are many innovative applications of the bandage contact lens that can make a big difference in certain situations. A bandage contact lens (BCL) is one of the simplest and most powerful instruments available to eye doctors to heal a problematic cornea. Surprisingly, many eyecare providers underutilize this amazing tool. …

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Optranslate – Optometry Translation App : Press Release

OpTranslate – optometry translation app now available on the Apple and Google Play app stores. OpTranslate is a mobile app that helps optometrists conduct eye exams on non-English speaking patients.  Currently available in Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole. Boston, MA – Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 –  This mobile app …

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Here’s How to Pair Sunglasses With Face Shape

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Some opticians just have a knack for perfectly fitting sunglasses to each face shape. For those who don’t, I’m going to provide you with some general guidelines you can follow that will get you started down the right path. Because you’re bound to have an influx of sunglass shoppers during …

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Debunking Myths About Transitions Lenses

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 “Do you want your glasses to turn into sunglasses outside?” If you read that sentence and thought, yes, that is the best way to explain Transitions® lenses, then let me take a moment …

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