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Visual Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Visual Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious concern for patients of all ages. Fortunately, most patients recover completely within the first few weeks of a mild head injury. However, 10-15% have lingering symptoms which can prevent them from returning to school and work. What effects does traumatic brain injury have …

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Utilizing OCT for Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management

Utilizing-OCT-for-Glaucoma-Diagnosis-and-Management

This is a sponsored post by Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists 😎 Glaucoma is a group of optic neuropathies characterized by progressive retinal ganglion cell (RGC) atrophy with resultant distinctive structural and functional damage to the optic nerve. Although the exact mechanism of disease has not …

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Know These Major Risk Factors in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a concerning health issue due to its asymptomatic nature, risk of blindness, and increasing prevalence. Worldwide, it is the leading cause of irreversible blindness, and it is estimated that 111.8 million people will have glaucoma by the year 2040.1 Therefore, early diagnosis is important; however, this is no …

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