Early detection and treatment can reduce risk of blindness by 95%, yet a third of people with diabetes have diabetic retinopathy. More can be done, and that’s where upstream, integrated, value-based medicine aligns doctors and plans for the benefit of their patients.
Each 10-unit increase in OSDI scores reduced work productivity and activity impairment by 4%, a recent study shows.
Going the extra mile: That’s what sets doctors apart from online retailers, especially in the contact lens space. As technology advances, the range of available options makes it easier than ever to serve existing patients and identify new ones.
Eye protection and management of dryness and irritation is an important consideration for long-term mask users.
Educate Your Patients
Half of cannabis dispensaries responding to a recent survey admit to recommending marijuana products for glaucoma, but even patients aren’t buying it—at least the IOP-lowering claims.
Researchers suggest these generally uncommon eye surface lesions may help disclose undiagnosed Fabry disease, predict disease severity and possibly even function as biomarkers for treatment efficacy.
There may be relatively simple changes that can be made to improve vision function, which will allow patients to comfortably perform desired activities.
Aging population, increased prevalence of diabetes among reasons for increase.
Conjunctivitis, a potential albeit uncommon symptom of the coronavirus pandemic, could simply be seasonal allergies. What new data is showing about ocular signs.