Tag Archives: ocular disease

ZEISS is About to Release an Awesome New FREE Humphrey Field Analyzer Upgrade

zeiss humphrey field analyzer

This is a sponsored post by Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists 😎 Here at NewGradOptometry we’re pretty lucky to hear about some groundbreaking news prior to it being released. We’ve heard about legislation, acquisitions, and product releases in advance sometimes because we’ve got great connections inside …

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Optometrist Beginner’s Guide to Managing Uveitis

Antonio Chirumbolo, OD, talks with Dr. Dan Epshtein of Mt. Sinai hospital in New York about diagnosing, treating, and managing uveitis in patients. Uveitis causes intraocular inflammation, and while a majority presents in the anterior segment of the eye, patients can have inflammation in the posterior or periphery as well. …

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Real World Experience with the ZEISS CLARUS 500

real world experience with the zeiss clarus 500

This is a sponsored post by 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 a …

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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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How To Get Started with Specialty Contact Lenses

how to get started with specialty contact lenses

At Vision Expo East, Drs. Patricia Fulmer and Steven Turpin sat down to discuss how Optometrists can get started with specialty contact lenses and related services in their practices. What exactly are specialty contact lenses? “I define specialty lenses as anything that’s not off the rack,” says Turpin. “It’s sclerals, …

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Should Optometrists Prescribe Fish Oil For Every Patient?

Should optometrists be prescribing fish oil for every patient

When it comes to managing our patient’s ocular condition, we’re often asked the inevitable question “Is there anything else I can do?” As we’re handing out Amsler grids, AREDS supplements, or prescriptions for Latanoprost, some patients seek additional options to increase their odds of success in preserving their vision. In …

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4 Myths of Orthokeratology: Fiction and Fact

4 Myths of Orthokeratology Fiction and Fact

This is the first installment in a series on orthokeratology (ortho-k). The goal is to dispel some of the myths surrounding it as a vision correction technique. Part two will cover some of the obstacles ortho-k needs to overcome to get itself to the next level in the US market. …

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