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Amplify your optometry school experience and see what it means to get involved in our profession as the annual AOSA/AOA conference, Optometry’s Meeting, comes to the Music City, June 19-22, 2024. Optometry’s Meeting provides students a four-day, immersive experience in career development, clinical and practice management skill building, professional networking and advocacy alongside optometry’s leaders. …

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Going Retro: A Guide to Retroillumination

Retroillumination   Retroillumination from the fundus is a quick and easy way to examine the lens, iris, and cornea. The red reflex, the reflection of light off the back of the eye, can be used to highlight opacities in the cornea or lens, and defects in the iris. This article will outline the technique, offer …

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New Treatment Options for Vitreous Floaters For chronic sufferers of large floaters, new technologies offer innovative treatment options that are safer and less invasive than traditional methods. For many years, the standard of care for treatment of vitreous floaters was a pars plana vitrectomy, an invasive surgical procedure that removes part of the vitreous. Post-vitrectomy recovery …

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It’s Time to Talk about Diabetes

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the incidence of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus has increased by 90 percent in the last 10 years.¹ However, it is more alarming that 46 percent of diabetic patients are unaware that they are affected and 42 percent are not confident in managing their diabetes.² Rates …

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February Spotlight: Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  Did you know that February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) month? Here is a break down of the basics of the condition to help you review for clinic, rotations, or boards. ARMD is a retinal condition that results in reduced central visual acuity, and ultimately, central blindness. It affects 11 million Americans, and unfortunately, that …

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