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5 Tips for Explaining Ocular Disease to Your Patients

Whether it is ARMD, glaucoma, or astigmatism, explaining ocular disease conditions to your patient can be a challenge. As optometrists, we spend four years learning how the eye works, and what needs to be done to correct the problem. Our patients, however, come to us with a variety of experience. …

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Keratoconus Treatment – Everything You Need to Know

Keratoconus (KCN) is a biomechanical instability in corneal tissue causing bilateral asymmetrical progressive thinning and subsequent ectasia of the cornea.1 Why Does Keratoconus Occur? The collagen in keratoconic corneas either is initially normal and degrades over time, or begins as abnormally synthesized tissue.1  Lysosomal and proteolytic enzymes responsible for corneal …

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Digital Eyestrain and Harmful Blue Light Exposure

In this video interview, filmed at Vision Expo West, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee discusses digital eyestrain and Harmful Blue Light exposure. Our current generation of patients find themselves immersed in a world of technology. Modern visual demands and dependency on digital devices is something that consumes almost all of the modern …

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