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Patient Education Series: Headaches and Eyestrain

Communicating with patients is one of the most difficult, yet important things we as healthcare professionals do. It can be difficult to communicate with patients in a manner that reduces technical terminology and jargon. We often provide our patients with pamphlets in our offices, attempting to shed light on important …

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Know These Major Risk Factors in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a concerning health issue due to its asymptomatic nature, risk of blindness, and increasing prevalence. Worldwide, it is the leading cause of irreversible blindness, and it is estimated that 111.8 million people will have glaucoma by the year 2040.1 Therefore, early diagnosis is important; however, this is no …

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Everything You Need To Know About Eyezen™

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  What is the most common chief complaint in your office? In my office, which has a large demographic of 25-35 year olds, it is eye fatigue and headaches. Patients are concerned with their jobs and …

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Xiidra: The New Go-To Dry Eye Drug?

The treatment of dry eye disease has become a primary and necessary focus of many Optometrists. Studies show that dry eye affects 5% of 30-40 year olds and 10-15% of adults over age 65.1 It is estimated 16 million people have dry eye.3 Xiidra is the newest drug to treat …

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