All posts by Eugene VanArsdale

Thinking About Starting an Ophthalmology Practice? Read This!

Are you considering starting an ophthalmology practice? If so, you're not alone. While many medical professionals come out of college strapped with student loan debt and hampered by financial uncertainty,

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Wait! Don’t Make These Mistakes When Starting an Optometry Practice

Deciding to start an optometry practice is a monumental decision with long-lasting implications. While exciting, starting your own optometry practice can be daunting, particularly because most young optometrists

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Crystalizing the Connection Between Concussions and Eye Problems

Did you know there was a strong connection between concussions and eye problems? In fact, research finds your patients may be 69 to 82 percent more likely to develop vision issues after getting a concussion.

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Tips to Explaining Eye Conditions to Patients in a Language They Understand

Explaining eye conditions to patients is an inevitable part of your profession as an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or other eye care professional. It is also quite important for you to do so in a language

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With preventable blindness set to triple to 115 million by 2050, Halma plc rolls out eye screening to all employees as part of global campaign

With preventable blindness set to triple to 115 million by 2050, Halma plc rolls out eye screening to all employees as part of global campaign.Screenings will test general eye health and spot early signs

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Quick Guide to Pachymeter Disinfection, Cleaning, and Sterilization Best Practices

As an eye care professional, you have a tremendous level of commitment to keeping your patients, yourself, and staff safe from infectious diseases by utilizing the best practices for  pachymeter disinfection

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Taking a Deeper Look at Tonometer Reading Values

Tonometer reading values are vital optometric measurements used to in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of glaucoma. Specifically, you'll use tonometer reading values to determine which patients

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Can You Trust the Accuracy of Intraocular Pressure Measurements?

Although Goldmann applanation tonometry remains the gold standard for determining IOP, several factors leave eye care professionals wondering whether they can truly trust the accuracy of intraocular pressure

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Testing Your Device with General Tonometer Calibration Tips

Created more than 50 years ago, Goldmann Applanation Tonometry is still the golden standard for measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) today, which is the only known modifiable risk factor for glaucoma.

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An Eye Test for Alzheimer’s Disease? How the Retina May be a Window into the Brain

Watching an individual or loved one struggle with Alzheimer's can be heartbreaking. The gradual loss of memories, the failure to think clearly, and the eventual inability to remember

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