Tag Archives: ocular disease

Dry Eye Before and After Cataract Surgery

Matt Geller, OD sat down with Emily Evans, OD to discuss the importance of dry eye evaluations and treatments when it comes to comprehensive patient care. We all need to consider dry eye As Dr. Geller states, if you’re in the cataract and refractive space, it’s almost essential for you …

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What To Know About The ZEISS CIRRUS 6000

What To Know About The ZEISS CIRRUS 6000

This article was written in partnership with Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists  The ZEISS CIRRUS 6000 is here! ZEISS is releasing its newest premium performance OCT, the CIRRUS® 6000 that is designed to give eye care professionals (ECPs) the ability to capture images much …

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Equipping Your Practice to Bring an End to High Myopia

  The industry’s understanding of myopia, including its causes and factors that contribute to its progression, is still very limited. As with any new research or technology, learning to adapt these updates into a practice can be a slow process. However, while research continues to evolve and new information becomes …

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Top 5 Lessons Learned from my Ocular Disease Residency

For those interested in pursuing optometric residency, you will inevitably refine your clinical skills and hone the techniques you learned as a fourth-year student. Regardless of what residency program you pursue, each will provide similar treatment, management, and follow up strategies to use with your patients. However, every OD is …

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Sleeping in Contact Lenses

It is estimated that 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses.1 For many individuals, contact lenses have become the primary choice for vision correction, and for good reasons! Contact lenses offer to correct for a wide range of nearsighted, farsighted and astigmatic prescriptions and have become readily …

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Nutrition, Exercise, and Eye Health

Nutrition, Exercise, and Eye Health

Pick a disease, any disease. If you told a patient that a healthy diet and regular exercise habits diminished their risk of acquiring that disease (or decreased the likelihood of that disease worsening if you already had it) they would likely believe it. Being “healthy” always sounds like a good …

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