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Vision Therapy Programming: How Many Sessions?

 What is the appropriate length of a vision therapy program? In my opinion, this can be the hardest question to answer as it is not always straightforward. Once you’ve completed your vision therapy work-up and know your patient needs vision therapy, you not only need to determine a type of treatment program, …

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Essential Supplies for Exam Room Emergencies

No matter your practice setting, there are certain emergencies (some real while others patient perceived) that every optometrist needs to be prepared for.  Below is a list of potential emergencies, and the recommended supplies to effectively manage these situations. Acute Angle Closure Attack My Personal Recommendation: Start with two drops of Combigan followed two drops of …

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Understanding Acuvue Contacts and Ultraviolet Light

This is a sponsored post by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  The harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) light on the eyes have been known for a very long time. There is concrete evidence in the world’s literature to support the fact …

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