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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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Top 5 Clinical Skills & Techniques for the New Grad OD

Top-5-Clinical-Skills-and-Techniques-for-the-New-Grad-OD

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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A New Look At Recurrent Corneal Erosion (RCE) Treatment

Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome (RCE) was first described in 1872 as an “intermittent neuralgic vesicular keratitis.” Since its first description in the 1800s, the treatment approach has changed drastically and expanded to include advanced surgical options. It may be time to consider new approaches to therapy for this painful condition. …

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