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6 Things You Should Discuss with Every Patient at Every Eye Exam

I firmly believe as optometrists we should use each patient encounter to educate our patients on our capabilities as optometrists. We are much more then “eye exams,” glasses, and contacts. We are more than artificial tears. We have the capabilities to enhance our patient’s vision and their lives. These are the six things I always …

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The Ultimate Guide to Pupil Abnormalities

n optometry school, our professors often stress how important close observation of a patient’s pupils can be in assessing his or her ocular and systemic health. However, in every day practice, this facet of the exam can be easily overlooked, particularly if technicians are checking instead of doctors. In an effort to …

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