Performing comprehensive examinations vigilantly is key
There is a lot to learn from the history of LASIK if ODs are willing to unearth it.
A 24-YEAR-OLD MALE pilot applicant presented for an examination at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI). His history included being an amateur hockey player in his younger years.
Identifying the distinct pathways in myopic and hyperopic defocus signals could lead to new anti-myopia drugs.
New techniques and technologies are expanding the optometrist’s role in cataract surgery
Modern refractive surgery offers additional approaches for collaborative patient care.
Patients can benefit from a referral to a neuro-optometrist when these 5 findings are present
Significant difference from OSD apparent between period of time after surgery, lack of signs
Laser refractive procedures such as laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) are considered some of the most ground-breaking inventions in elective eye surgery.
Prior to laser vision correction, ODs carefully examine the cornea. They evaluate the tear film, meibomian glands, curvature of both the front and back of the cornea; and measure overall corneal thickness.