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CooperVision announces 2019 Best Practices honorees

The honorees for the 2019 Best Practices program were announced in a special Facebook Live session from Vision Expo East on March 25th. Now in its fourth year, CooperVision’s Best Practices program recognizes and celebrates practices in the U.S. that go above and beyond to find ways to differentiate themselves and deliver extraordinary care to…

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An Introduction to Office-based Radiosurgery for the Optometric Surgeon

Richard E. Castillo, OD, DO   INTRODUCTION Optometric physicians in states with an advanced scope of practice can choose from several modalities for incising, ablating, or tightening tissue when performing office surgery. Experience, the nature of the procedure, and the type of tissue under consideration, such as the thin skin of the eyelid or the…

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Micro-nutrition to enhance visual function for all our patients!

The specialised tissue at the back of the eye, known as the retina, captures light and transmits a signal to the brain to allow for the sensation of vision. Remarkably, the central area (4%) of the retina, known as the macula, is responsible for up to 90% of our vision and all of our colour…

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Multifocal fitting made easy with Opti-ExpertTM and clariti® 1 day multifocal

The number of presbyopes continue to rise, but currently only 46% of presbyopes are fitted with a contact lens option[1].  By 2020, the number of presbyopes in the U.S. is expected to reach 123 million[2], creating a tremendous market opportunity for optometrists who provide multifocal contact lens options.  At the same time, the demand for…

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Drug Recalls

Lots of press lately related to drug recalls. Two links that you might be interested in are the FDA’s official list of recalled drugs, and RecallGuide.org which will notify you if your specific medication gets recalled. Of course you need to create an account, and enter the meds that you’re on, including manufacturer. https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugRecalls/default.htm https://www.recallguide.org/

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