Tag Archives: macular degeneration

Best Eye Vitamins of 2019

best eye vitamins of 2019

Each day, as optometrists, our patients ask us about ways they can protect their eyes or improve their vision. It can sometimes take more than a new glasses prescription. Vitamins and supplements can be important in improving the sight of our patients, and are often forgotten when addressing patient needs. …

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Real World Experience with the ZEISS CLARUS 500

real-world-experience-with-the-zeiss-clarus-500

This article was created in partnership with Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists 😎 CLARUS® 500 from ZEISS is a new iteration of ultra-widefield imaging providing high resolution, true color imaging of the periphery and posterior pole. ZEISS CLARUS 500 can image 133 degrees in …

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Putting The Fun In Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF)

Putting The Fun In Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF)

Ever since optical coherence tomography (OCT) became popular in the early 2000s, it’s been the reigning champion as THE top piece of medical optometry equipment to have in our offices. It’s fast, non-invasive, and useful in many ocular conditions. Plus, it’s got so much color! (Nothing personal, visual field, but …

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Macular Pigment Density – What You Should Know

In this video interview, filmed at Vision Expo West, Gordon Bethwaite, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. talks macular pigment density. Macular pigment density is important in not only patients with ocular disease, but even in patients with certain risk factors for disease. There are certain things …

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Nutritional Supplements and Medical Foods in Macular Health

In this video interview, filmed at Vision Expo West, Gordon Bethwaite, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. talks medical foods and macular health. There are countless supplements geared toward maintaining macular health.  It can be difficult to decide between them, both for patients and eyecare practitioners. …

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