Dr. Tucker is a therapeutic optometrist at the Contact Lens Institute of Houston and Bellaire Family Eye Care in Bellaire, Texas
New and emerging myopia management: Spectacles
Currently, there are several novel spectacle designs available across the world. Unfortunately, none of them are available in the US currently.
New and emerging myopia management: Low dose atropine
Although the use of atropine is not necessarily novel in the myopia management world, the fact that practitioners may soon have an FDA approved formulation of atropine is new and exciting.
New and emerging myopia management: The impact of sleep
New research suggests sleep is an additional risk factor affecting myopia onset and progression.
New and emerging myopia management: Repeated low-level red-light therapy
In a sham device-controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical trial in China, researchers utilized a device that emits 650 nm red light directly to the retina.
Amniotic membranes: Clinical use for anterior segment disease
Several eye conditions may benefit from membrane application.
New and emerging myopia management: The value of outdoor time
Although the 20-20-20 rule is still a solid recommendation, recent studies have provided practitioners with more specific recommendations to help potentially prevent the onset and slow the progression of myopia.
SECO 2023: Caring for myopic patients through lifestyle interventions
Ashley Wallace-Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Dipl ABO, shares key takeaways from her SECO 2023 panel discussion, "Myopia management."
Fitting and troubleshooting tips for scleral lens success
Increasing scleral lens use can benefit a larger patient base.
SCOPA: Managing myopia for the future
Ashley Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Dipl ABO, shares highlights from her discussion titled, "Myopia management: past, present, and future," presented during this year's 115th annual SCOPA meeting.
SCOPA: Troubleshooting and fitting scleral lenses
Ashley Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Dipl ABO, shares highlights from her presentation on advanced fitting and troubleshooting tips for scleral lenses during the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association’s annual meeting.
SCOPA: Treating anterior segment disease with amniotic membranes
Ashley Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Dipl ABO, shares highlights from her presentation on amniotic membrane treatment for anterior segment disease during the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association’s annual meeting.
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