Tag Archives: community health

The Role of the Optometrist in LGBT Healthcare

Dominic Brown OD

Where Optometry Meets Public Health “Healthcare accessibility” and “social determinants of health” are certainly buzzwords in the setting of public health. Even without public health training, it would not be difficult to anecdotally realize that there are undeniable, and sometimes insurmountable, barriers to healthcare. Many studies performed over the past …

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How to Open an Eye Clinic in a Community Health Center

Community Health Center Eye Clinic

Optometrists play an increasingly vital role in the overall health of our patients and the wellness of society as a whole. The average primary care visit today only allows for roughly 10 minutes per patient, whereas optometry visits tend to allot more time, making room to discuss health and wellness …

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