Tag Archives: patient care

IrisVision, eSight, and NuEyes: What You Need to Know About Wearable Low Vision Aids

IrisVision, eSight, and NuEyes_ What You Need to Know About Wearable Low Vision Aids

Technological advances have created many options for low vision devices. Electronic magnification, for example, offers several benefits compared to standard optical low vision aids. We’ve gathered information on the three major players in wearable electronic magnification: IrisVision, eSight, and NuEyes. IrisVision The IrisVision is a combination of a virtual reality …

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AVEO Contact Lenses – What You Need To Know

AVEO Contact Lenses - What You Need to Know

Another online contact lens company? There is no doubt that daily contact lenses are the lens modality of choice for eyecare providers given their increased water content and the decreased rate of complication compared to other modalities. However, contact lens wearers are not always easily convinced by those statistics alone. …

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OCTaVIA: Your Pocket OCT Visual Reference

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New eyecare technology often means massive pricetags and highly precise pieces of machinery, but with the launch of OCTaVIA, developed by Dr. Elena Z. Biffi, OD of New England College of Optometry, optometrists now have the power to assist in diagnosing and managing retinal disorders right from their iOS smart …

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Top 5 Clinical Skills & Techniques for the New Grad OD

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There’s no doubt that during our four years in optometry school we certainly learned our fair share of clinical skills, techniques, and procedures. It is important to remember the indications and techniques when implementing these skills and caring for our patients. Depending on our practice modality, state’s scope of practice, …

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The Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Melissa Barnett OD

There are many great benefits of daily disposable contact lenses. Despite these benefits, we know that oftentimes cost or other factors impact the value our patients perceive in them, driving them to start off in reusable lenses, particularly for those first time wearers. In this video interview, Dr. Melissa Barnett …

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22 Common Optometry Billing Questions and Answers

22 Common Optometry Billing Questions and Answers

This is a sponsored post by Optometric Billing Consultants, a proud supporter of NewGradOptometry. 😎 Optometry billing and coding is not easy. It is one of the most challenging things to learn, for both newly graduated optometrists, along with ODs who have been in business a very long time! In …

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Optometry Billing and Coding Guide

Optometry Billing and Coding Guide

When you are getting started, optometry billing and coding is challenging. It takes time to become an expert, but starting out, just knowing the difference between routine and medical plans, what copays may be applicable to visits, or how deductibles will affect fees can help patients feel more at ease …

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