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Lens-based strategies to address reading issues due to mild, disease-related vision loss

We all see patients with mild vision loss who say their vision does not allow them to read the way they once could. Consider these strategies when refraction doesn’t yield a vision improvement and further disease treatment isn’t warranted.

Texas scope expansion gains doctors of optometry oral meds, glaucoma authority

Texas becomes the latest state to achieve a significant scope expansion in 2021, earning doctors’ authority to prescribe oral eye medications and independently manage glaucoma.

Restoring sight to the blind? Study shines light on optogenetics in RP

A new study reports partial recovery of visual function in a patient with late-stage retinitis pigmentosa using optogenetic therapy, a first for researchers looking into the neurodegenerative disease.

June 23, 2021
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2021 IOA Summer Seminar
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