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How To Start A Dry Eye Retail Center

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There are many reasons why starting a dry eye retail center can be beneficial for your practice and your patients. Why do doctors sometimes recommend patients buy OTC drops or products from a pharmacy? It’s because we are taught to do so in school and is a behavior pattern we …

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The Many Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Eyes and Skin

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This is a sponsored post by Eye Eco, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 In case you haven’t noticed, tea tree oil (TTO) has recently been the subject of much attention throughout the ophthalmic community. It is being targeted as a treatment option for various types of …

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Xiidra: The New Go-To Dry Eye Drug?

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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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Dry Eye Syndrome and Guide to Nighttime Therapy

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This is a sponsored post by Eye Eco, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  Dry eye disease is one of the most common ocular morbidities, and a leading cause of visits to eyecare professionals today.1,2  Common signs and symptoms of dry eye syndrome (DES) include: dryness redness stinging foreign …

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