Essential Supplies for Exam Room Emergencies

No matter your practice setting, there are certain emergencies (some real while others patient perceived) that every optometrist needs to be prepared for.  Below is a list of potential emergencies, and the recommended supplies to effectively manage these situations. Acute Angle Closure Attack My Personal Recommendation: Start with two drops of Combigan followed two drops of …

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Understanding Acuvue Contacts and Ultraviolet Light

This is a sponsored post by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  The harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) light on the eyes have been known for a very long time. There is concrete evidence in the world’s literature to support the fact …

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My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2014

In this go-to contact lens guide, I have attempted to generate a very short list of my favorite lenses to rectify common complaints and satisfy certain lifestyles of patients. My Favorite Contact Lenses for Dry Eye It is difficult to ignore the strides Alcon has made in the daily wear arena. Their …

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