Tag Archives: eyestrain

Top 3 Diagnostic Cues for Digital Eye Strain

We sat down with Dr. Jennifer Lyerly, co-founder of Defocus Media, on the best approach to diagnosing digital eye strain in younger patients. One of the challenges with this condition is that there isn’t a clinical consensus on what digital eye strain is, or how to diagnose it, so Dr. …

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Contact Lenses and Solutions for Digital Eye Strain

We talk with Dr. Jennifer Lyerly about treating millennials and using contact lenses and other solutions for digital eye strain you might not consider regularly. Dr. Lyerly walks us through what an exam and various treatment solutions for these patients might look like, but highlights multifocal contact lenses as a …

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Prescribing Eyewear for Millennials

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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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Patient Education Series: Headaches and Eyestrain

Communicating with patients is one of the most difficult, yet important things we as healthcare professionals do. It can be difficult to communicate with patients in a manner that reduces technical terminology and jargon. We often provide our patients with pamphlets in our offices, attempting to shed light on important …

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Everything You Need To Know About Eyezen™

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  What is the most common chief complaint in your office? In my office, which has a large demographic of 25-35 year olds, it is eye fatigue and headaches. Patients are concerned with their jobs and …

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