Clinical

This is How You Can Try to Stop the Progression of Myopia

As an optometrist, it is likely you are asked about myopia progression from concerned parents every day. Is there anything we can do to stop his eyes from getting worse? According to a study conducted in the United States between 1999-2004, one-third of the population is affected by myopia. In Eastern Asian countries, it …

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Enlighten Your Patients With Transitions Lenses

How much do you really know about Transitions lenses? I’ll be honest, I did not realize how very little I knew before last weekend’s Transitions Academy in Orlando, FL. I’ve never considered Transitions lenses for anyone other than light sensitive individuals. In fact, it was a discussion that I rarely had in …

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Optometry and the Art of Refraction

We all likely remember (despite how we try to forget…) the refraction we performed during optometry school practicals: A rote machination through confused retinoscopy, Jackson crossed-cylinder, Draconian plus-pushing, and probable contemplation of why we didn’t enter podiatry instead. We also recall our horror on the first day of providing care …

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My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2016

Here are the top 5 contact lenses that I routinely prescribe. I have found that these lenses tend to accommodate the specific needs and preferred wear modality of a majority of my patients. I’ll also share with you why I generally find myself utilizing these contact lenses over the plethora of options …

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