Photophobia is complex and experienced by approximately 50% of patients with TBI.
Access new myopia management guidance from AOA, Johnson & Johnson Vision and other stakeholders to learn how myopia care is evolving and optometry’s role.
Doctors of optometry are faced with the clinical challenges of patient care as we continue to navigate pandemic life and the use of digital devices increases. Pamela A. Lowe, O.D., immediate past chair of the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section, offers five helpful tips to help patients alleviate ocular irritation and keep them comfortably seeing well.
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.
Educate Your 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.
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.