Tag Archives: ocular surface disease

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 To Develop a Medical Optometry Practice

At Vision Expo East, Antonio Chirumbolo, OD, sat down with Dr. Patricia Fulmer, Dr. Mark Dunbar, and Dr. Dan Epshtein to discuss how to develop a medical optometry practice. What is a medical optometry practice? “I think any practice can be a medical practice,” says Dr. Fulmer. “There’s not a …

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7 Ways Sleep Apnea Affects Ocular Health

Sleep apnea

Almost everyone has either seen or is aware of the scene in Star Wars where Darth Vader holds out his hand and uses the Force to strangle a commander while Vader states, “I find your lack of faith disturbing.” Imagine this same thing happening to someone hundreds of times per …

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Hubble Contact Lenses – 4 Things To Consider

You know the old saying if it’s too good to be true then it probably is? The same might be said about Hubble contact lenses. Forbes Magazine recently ran a feature on the founders of Hubble contact lenses and their goal of disrupting the contact lens industry. According to the …

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