Tag Archives: Blepharitis

The Evolving Field of Dry Eye Care in Medical Optometry

Cory Lappin OD

Managing dry eye disease is a great entry point for practicing medical optometry, for new graduates and established optometrists alike. There is a tremendous need for dry eye care, as an estimated 7-34% of Americans suffer from dry eye disease.(1) As the population ages, we are seeing an increase in …

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The Many Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Eyes and Skin

This is a sponsored post by Eye Eco, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 In case you haven’t noticed, tea tree oil (TTO) has recently been the subject of much attention throughout the ophthalmic community. It is being targeted as a treatment option for various types of …

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This Is What Optometrists Think About Demodex Mites

This is a sponsored post by Eye Eco, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  Demodex infestation has been the subject of much attention within the ophthalmic community. In this article, optometrists, Dr. Antonio Chirumbolo and Dr. Matthew Geller, will teach you the clinical science behind demodex, but also share their personal …

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