Tag Archives: clinical

My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2019

My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2019

Here are the contact lenses that I routinely prescribe and my favorite contact lenses for 2019! Continuing with our yearly update, I’ve highlighted my favorite contact lenses! This year there are some new lenses to highlight, and some others have even dropped off. Of course, this list is strictly based …

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AVEO Contact Lenses – What You Need To Know

AVEO Contact Lenses - What You Need to Know

Another online contact lens company? There is no doubt that daily contact lenses are the lens modality of choice for eyecare providers given their increased water content and the decreased rate of complication compared to other modalities. However, contact lens wearers are not always easily convinced by those statistics alone. …

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Optometrists and Surgical Care and Co-Management

T'Sani Watson OD

Dr. T’Sani Watson discusses optometrists and surgical care and co-management in this video interview. When it comes to making referrals, communication, patient education, and having a relationship with the surgeon to whom you are referring to is key. Even though we are not performing the procedure ourselves, it is critical …

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ZEISS Humphrey Field Analyzer of Today and Tomorrow

ZEISS-Humphrey-Visual-Field-of-Today-and-Tomorrow

This article has been written in partnership with Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists.😎 Perimetry has been the gold standard diagnostic modality of glaucoma care for many years, though recently it has begun to share that spotlight with OCT. Much of the literature that has solidified …

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Top 5 Clinical Skills & Techniques for the New Grad OD

Top-5-Clinical-Skills-and-Techniques-for-the-New-Grad-OD

There’s no doubt that during our four years in optometry school we certainly learned our fair share of clinical skills, techniques, and procedures. It is important to remember the indications and techniques when implementing these skills and caring for our patients. Depending on our practice modality, state’s scope of practice, …

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Getting Comfortable With Multifocal Contact Lenses

Gabrielle Boyd OD

Getting comfortable with multifocal contact lenses can be difficult, but with the right strategy and patient education you can be very successful. Dr. Gabrielle Boyd shares her top tips for fitting multifocal contact lenses in this video interview. Dr. Boyd recommends gathering information before you even start the fitting process. …

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Artificial Intelligence in Eye Care

Bryan Rogoff OD

Dr. Bryan Rogoff discusses artificial intelligence in eye care in this video interview. Healthcare is changing, and optometry is changing with it. New technology is emerging that uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) to detect disease states. Artificial intelligence in eye care has already taken shape utilizing fundus photography to capture the …

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The Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Melissa Barnett OD

There are many great benefits of daily disposable contact lenses. Despite these benefits, we know that oftentimes cost or other factors impact the value our patients perceive in them, driving them to start off in reusable lenses, particularly for those first time wearers. In this video interview, Dr. Melissa Barnett …

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