Tag Archives: dry eye

Getting Comfortable With Medical Eyecare

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We sat down with Dr. Scot Morris, OD, FAAO and Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO at Vision Expo West 2018 to discuss what it means to be involved in medical eyecare and what you can do to feel comfortable getting started treating ocular disease. There is often a distinction made between …

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Check Out This New Upgrade For CIRRUS HD-OCT

New Upgrade CIRRUS-HDOCT

This is article was written in partnership with Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists 😎 ZEISS Medical Technology is set to preview a new software upgrade for the CIRRUS HD-OCT We’ve got some exciting news! Our friends from ZEISS have told us the new CIRRUS …

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Managing Discomfort in Contact Lenses

erin rueff od

Discomfort is the prevailing reason why many patients are opting to drop out of contact lens wear, and managing discomfort in contact lenses rests on our shoulders as eyecare professionals. While it is easy to blame the ocular surface or dryness for discomfort issues, optometrists know that treating surface level …

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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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How Optometrists Can Prevent Contact Lens Dropout

how optometrists can prevent contact lens dropout

This article was produced in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc, a proud supporter of NewGradOptometry.com and new graduate optometrists 😎 Contact Lens Dropout Has Tremendous Consequences Contact lens dropout presents a challenge for both the patient and the optometrist. When patients choose to quit on their contact …

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Prescribing Eyewear for Millennials

matt and jennifer lyerly

Dr. Jennifer Lyerly, practicing optometrist and co-founder of Defocus Media, talks with us about the prescription eyewear needs of millennials, especially as they age, and things to consider when prescribing eyewear for millennials. “Millennials get older,” Dr. Lyerly laughs, pointing out that some millennials are nearing their forties. “When you’re …

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