A new study shows that mean blood sugar levels as reflected by glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) were strongly associated with cognitive decline and dementia.
The evolution of e-reading had some once proclaiming books are dead. One OD tells how old and new technologies can flourish side-by-side like books and e-reading and how one book and author has influenced his life.
Genetic testing is becoming more successful and is expanding in scope. Understand how the process works and how to guide your patients through it. Find out what is involved and how to manage genetic testing…plus access a list of resources for you and your patient.
Patients present with contact lens discomfort for a variety of reasons. Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, and David Kading, OD, FAAO, FCLSA, explain why proper lid hygiene may be the key to increasing contact lens comfort.
Even though the loss of revenue or fear of the loss of revenue is the reason ODs wish at times to join online glasses sales, consider five reasons why online glasses sales may not be in the best interest of the OD.
The general public as well as some ODs have forgotten the extend of our core training. We have to educate our patients more thoroughly about why we do what we do and why it matters that they have an annual eye exam.
With patients undergoing cataract or refractive surgery, optometrists ensure a stable ocular surface before the surgeon performs preoperative calculations.
Many patients present with dry eye, and some ODs aren’t sure how to jump into the game. Scott Schachter, OD, offers his tips on expanding or incorporating dry eye services into your practice.
Scratches by young felines can lead to ocular complications. Find out how a patient’s floater led to a referral and diagnosis of cat-scratch neuroretinitis.