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'Think About Your Eyes' Campaign Generates Referrrals, Increases Diagnoses  11/15/2014

'Think About Your Eyes' Campaign Generates Referrrals, Increases Diagnoses
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In the News  11/15/2014

In the News
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Eye on Ebola: FAQs for Optometrists  10/21/2014

Don't participate in the panic, but do take reasonable and responsible precautions.
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VisionExpo West: 'A Great CE Program'  10/15/2014

VisionExpo West: 'A Great CE Program'
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Children with Amblyopia See Speech Differently  10/15/2014

It's one reason why mothers may say: "Look at me when I'm talking to you."
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Stem Cells to Reverse AMD Damage  10/15/2014

Stem Cells to Reverse AMD Damage
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Study Offers 'Foolproof' Eye Test for Diagnosing ADHD  9/15/2014

Researchers combine attention assessment with eye tracking to create an objective test for ADHD. But is it truly 'foolproof'?
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California OD Bill is Shelved Again  9/15/2014

The bill would have expanded an optometrists' scope of practice to give limited immunizations.
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I Know What You Did Last Summer  9/15/2014

The 2013 Sunshine Act data is about to go public. Are you ready for the big reveal?
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Retinal Changes Predict Dementia  9/15/2014

A specific protein, TDP-43, depletes before neurodegeneration occurs.
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Tracking IOP With an IOL  9/15/2014

Patients could measure their own IOP using a smartphone app.
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VEW: Where CE is the Odds-On Favorite  9/15/2014

The Las Vegas meeting's clinical offerings cover the full scope of eye care, from cornea to retina and everything in between.
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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Has an Inflammatory Mechanism  8/15/2014

Researchers have found acute angle-closure glaucoma is an inflammatory disease.
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In The News  8/15/2014

The latest industry news.
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One Injection of FGF1 Protein Stops Diabetes in its Tracks  8/15/2014

A single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days in mice with diabetes.
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Senate Subcommittee Questions Contact Lens Pricing, Competition  8/15/2014

The US Senate questioned the impact of unilateral pricing policies on contact lens prices.
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Sjögren’s: Plaquenil is No Better Than Placebo  8/15/2014

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil, Sanofi-Aventis) therapy is no better than placebo in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome.
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Techniques Detect Early Alzheimer's in the Eye  8/15/2014

Amyloid-beta, a key player in Alzheimer's, can be found during eye exams.
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‘AMD Glasses’ in Development  9/15/2013

Eyeglasses and computer aids to correct visual distortions experienced with AMD?


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An Exam Lane on Your Smartphone  9/15/2013

New app might make taking an eye exam almost as easy as making a phone call.
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In the News  9/15/2013

Here's a look at a few of the latest headlines.
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New Sulfa Drug Could Control Migraines  9/15/2013

Opsinamides could stop light-sensitivity associated with migraine headaches.
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Optometry Bill Stalls in California  9/15/2013

Bill would expand the role of ODs to permit treatment of certain systemic diseases.
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Statins Prevent Cataracts, Study Says  9/15/2013

Research shows statins are not only safe, but useful against cataracts.
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VEW: Doubling Down on Education  9/15/2013

This year, the educational program focuses on glaucoma treatment and nutraceuticals.
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AOS Ordered to 'Cease Operations'  8/15/2013

Chapter 7 bankruptcy forces AOS to liquidate all assets and cease operations.
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Astronomy Technology Detects AMD  8/15/2013

A newly developed retinal densitometer can measure AMD with great accuracy.
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Children with Diabetes Need Better Eye Care  8/15/2013

Children at risk for diabetic retinopathy are less likely to be screened.

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In the News  8/15/2013

A look at a few of the latest headlines.

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Poorer Americans Less Likely to Seek Eye Care  8/15/2013

American adults with less education also visit the eye doctor less often.
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Recap of World Glaucoma Congress  8/11/2013

Glaucoma experts shared and absorbed new insights in research and patient care.
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In the News  7/16/2013

Here's a look at some of the latest headlines.
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Novel Agent Offers Hope for Uveal Melanoma  7/16/2013

Experimental drug selumetinib is showing benefits in patients with uveal melanoma.
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Vision Problems Cost US $139 Billion  7/16/2013

America is spending $139 Billion a year on eye disorders and vision loss.
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Texas Law Limits Plans’ Ability to Set Fees  7/15/2013

Now ODs in Texas will be able to set prices on their goods and services to reflect the market.

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Optometrists on the Run  7/10/2013

Inaugural Optometry Cares 5K off to a running start in sunny San Diego.
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Top Paying Metropolitan Areas for Optometrists  6/24/2013

US Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveals areas where ODs average the highest salaries.
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Imitation Dilation  6/24/2013

The pupil in this prosthetic eye prototype responds to a light sensor.
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In the News  6/24/2013

Here's a look at some of the latest headlines.

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Prostaglandins Precipitate Ptosis  6/15/2013

Prostaglandin analogues usage linked to eyelid droop.

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AMD Patient Improves From 20/400 to 20/40  6/15/2013

The patient is enrolled in a clinical trial using human embryonic stem cells.
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AREDS2: Tough to Digest  5/15/2013

ODs give initial reactions to the AREDS2 findings.
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Arthritis Drug Dampens Dry Eye  5/15/2013

Kineret effectively treats the symptoms of dry eye disease, study says.

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Expanded Scope of Practice Bills on Deck  5/15/2013

ODs are fighting for expanded scope of practice laws in three states.
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Highlights of Vision Expo East  5/15/2013

Don't forget to give your patients this message: ‘Think About Your Eyes.’
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In the News  5/15/2013

A look at a few of the latest headlines in eye care.
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Lazy Eye? Give Tetris a Try!  5/15/2013

Forcing both eyes to work together will help correct amblyopia in adults.
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The Cost of Impaired Vision  5/15/2013

Estimates suggest there are just over one billion workers worldwide with uncorrected vision.
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Glaucoma Drug Moves to Phase III  4/15/2013

Experimental glaucoma drug reduces IOP as well as or better than latanoprost.

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In the News  4/15/2013

A look at a few of the latest headlines.

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SECO Celebrates 90 Years  4/15/2013

SECO 2013 celebrated nine decades as a leader in optometric education.
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Topical Eye Drop for AMD Works in Mice  4/15/2013

Researchers have found a link between AMD and heart disease—and treated it.
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Why We Should Accept the ‘Olive Branch’ from ASCRS  4/15/2013

You have to start somewhere.
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ASCRS: Complications With LASIK and PRK  3/15/2013

Are you using topical meds prior to or during LASIK or PRK that could have complications?


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Children’s Vision Health Benefit Approved  3/15/2013

Starting in January 2014, millions of children will gain vision health coverage.
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CRP Test Shows Risk for AMD  3/15/2013

Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein can predict future risk of AMD.
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Fight Continues in Fla. ‘Eyeball Wars’  3/15/2013

If approved, HB 239 could open the door for ODs to prescribe oral medications.
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Final Rule Issued on Sunshine Act  3/15/2013

Starting August 1, 2013, some manufacturers will have to begin gathering info on payments to physicians and teaching hospitals. ...
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In the News  3/15/2013

Here's a look at a few of the latest headlines.

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US Supreme Court Rejects Optical Retailers’ Appeal  3/15/2013

Supreme Court wouldn’t hear an appeal by optical groups on Calif. eye exam law.

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Is It All in the Genes?  2/15/2013

Genes for central corneal thickness may predict glaucoma and keratoconus.


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Anti-VEGF Tx Harms Ciliary Body?  2/15/2013

Aggressive anti-VEGF therapy could impair proper ciliary body function.
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Easy Reading  2/15/2013

Older folks read easier on e-readers, despite a preference for genuine books.
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FDA Panel Advises Restricting Pain Meds  2/15/2013

If approved, hydrocodone-based drugs would become Schedule II medications.
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Florida ODs Push for Oral Meds  2/15/2013

ODs in the Sunshine State are pushing for an expanded scope of practice bill.
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In the News  2/15/2013

A look at a few of the latest headlines.
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Light Needed for Healthy Babies’ Eyes  2/15/2013

Mothers need light exposure during pregnancy for healthy eye development in babies.
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Vision Expo East 2013  2/15/2013

A sneak peek at the upcoming show.
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Aspirin Linked to AMD  1/15/2013

Study finds aspirin increases risk of wet AMD.
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Biodegradable Disc Grows Stem Cells on Damaged Corneas  1/15/2013

Researchers say it will lower some of the risk to patients as well as the cost.

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Blind Mice See Again After Cell Replacement  1/15/2013

UK researchers develop a stem cell rebuilding process.
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Glaucoma Delays REM?  1/15/2013

Glaucoma patients show significant delay in saccadic eye movement.

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In the News  1/15/2013

A look at a few of the latest headlines.
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Multiple Sclerosis Can Be Measured by OCT  1/15/2013

Patients whose MS is advancing have faster thinning of the retina, as seen on OCT.
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Study: Include Vision Insurance in All Health Plans  1/15/2013

It’s no surprise that Americans with vision insurance have better vision than those without it.