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With nearly 16 million Americans diagnosed with dry eye disease and study results indicating nearly half of the U.S.
Let’s face it, dry eye will only become more prominent in our practices by the year 2030. It is estimated that over 61 million patients will reach geriatric ages and need extensive medical care.1
An interesting ophthalmologic emergency room (ER) study found that 40.5 percent of the patients who reported to the ER for an eye-related condition used a self-prescribed therapy to solve their eye problems.1
With an explosion in the use of digital devices, shifts in diet and other likely contributing factors, eyecare providers are encountering a veritable epidemic of “dry eye.”
This week in optometry news: September 23, 2019
Vision Expo West roundup
neurolens introduces new offerings, appoints VP and CMO
Technology and innovation has improved many aspects of health care and eye care, including ocular aesthetics.
If an OD sees a lot of dry eye patients or has relatives with chronic pain, she may be familiar with how people feel pain differently. I am fortunate enough to be in both situations.
As a fellow technician, I always carry myself in a manner of respect, courteousness, empathy, and attentiveness.
In the course of helping patients, it is possible technicians may encounter unique situations.