Tag Archives: ocular surface 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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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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