Jolie Higazi

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Buzz Aldrin: Getting to the moon was easy, coming back-not so much

Buzz Aldrin, one of the first two people to set foot on the moon, says getting there wasn't the hard part-getting back was. He addressed attendees of the American Optometric Association at Optometry's Meeting 2016, detailing his journey to doing what was once said was impossible and explaining the many struggles along the way.

Don’t be afraid of steroids

Ron Melton, OD, FAAO, and Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO, discussed common practices for treating dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), and blepharitis at the American Optometric Association (AOA) annual meeting. Here are a few medical management pearls from their discussion.