All posts by Eugene VanArsdale

Illuminating the History of Streak & Spot Retinoscopes

Optometry is a very unique profession in how light is used to gain insights into the actual behaviors of human beings. And retinoscopes play an integral role in the process. Retinoscopes are instruments

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Simple Guide to the Most Common Optometry Equipment Names and Uses

If you're considering optometry school or are an optometry school resident; understanding all of the most common optometry equipment can be slightly confusing and overwhelming. However, the experts at

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5 Things to Look For in an Optometry Company

When your practice needs new ophthalmic instruments, there are no shortage of options. The world is full of new, innovative equipment, and nearly all of it is accessible to anyone, anywhere — thanks

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The Chilling Truth About Cryotherapy in Ophthalmology

Cryotherapy in ophthalmology or ocular cryotherapy explains the application of extremely frigid temperatures to remedy a variety of conditions or disorders concerning the eyes or eyelids. This innovative

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Spotting Hot Optometry Trends Shaping the Future of the Eye Care Industry

As 2017 nears its end, it’s time to examine a few optometry trends to expect in 2018 poised to continue shaping and redefining the future of optometry. Continue reading to learn more about a few emerging

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5 Different Types of Slit Lamps That Every Optometrist Should Know About

If you're considering purchasing a slit lamp, it's imperative for you to know the different types of slit lamps and features. This critical ophthalmic device provides a three-dimensional view of the anatomical

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Guide to the Different Types of Ophthalmic Lenses, Curves and Coatings

With so many different types of ophthalmic lenses on the market, it’s easier than ever for optometrists to correct vision problems. This sheer variety, however, can be overwhelming for the uninitiated.Most

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Vision Changes After Surgery: What Patients Can Expect for Different Ophthalmic Procedures

Many patients expect immediate vision changes after surgery, but most surgeries are not instant cures. While the patient is most likely to experience clearer eyesight overall, the ophthalmologist should

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6 Different Types of Vision Tests Every Optometrist Will Need to Perform

When it comes to diagnosing a patient's eye condition, there are several different types of vision tests you have in your arsenal. Some tests can check for glaucoma, defects in a patient's field of vision,

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A Quick Look Into the Different Types of Tonometers

Although there are several different types of tonometers, they all operate with the common goal of helping eye care professionals measure the intraocular pressure (IOP) on the interior of a patient's eye.

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