All posts by Eugene VanArsdale

How-To Guide to Disinfect Ophthalmic Devices

As we all look to return to some level of normalcy, it's critical you understand the proper procedures to disinfect ophthalmic devices; it's vital you do so on a regular basis. To help ensure you're using

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Keeler Is Now Manufacturing Protective Face Shields

Over the past few months, everything has changed. As every industry struggled to accommodate to the new normal, one blaring truth rang through it all: America wasn't prepared for COVID-19 or any other

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Are Glaucoma and Headaches Related?

Glaucoma is often referred to as the "silent thief of sight" because the condition rarely has symptoms. However, there are several types of glaucoma; and while the most common types of glaucoma may not

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A Closer Look at Laser & Incisional Glaucoma Surgery Types

As you already know, glaucoma is a progressive, chronic deterioration of the optic nerve that is commonly caused by increased IOP. However, there are multiple types of glaucoma surgery and devices designed

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Optometry Patient Education: A Clear Win-Win Scenario

Optometry patient education is a vital, but often overlooked component of eye care. It allows your patients to be more educated about their eye disorder, condition, and treatment plan options. Fortunately,

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Can Virtual Reality Games & Applications Cause Eye Damage?

As virtual reality (VR) applications and games become more mainstream, the conversation surrounding virtual reality and eye damage has reached a fever pitch. Let's examine VR systems a bit closer to gain

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Shooting It Straight with Strabismus

Also known as “cross-eyed”, strabismus is a visual condition in which the eyes point in different directions and are not properly aligned. Under normal conditions, the individual isn’t able to align

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Patient and Practioner’s Guide to Diabetic Retinopathy

As the top cause of blindness in the United States, diabetic retinopathy is a condition where an individual’s high blood sugar causes damage to blood vessels in the retina. The earliest symptoms of diabetic

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See Smoke? Think Fire! Dangerous Eye Health and Smoking Connections

Smoking tobacco is undoubtedly the largest and most preventable cause of premature death and disease. In fact, smoking harms virtually every organ in the human body, including the eyes. However, the connection

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Make Sunglasses a Priority for Your Patients’ Eye Health

While it’s not necessarily breaking news, but your patients’ eye health can be protected or improved with the right sunglasses. The right sunglasses can help filter out the sun’s UV radiation and

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