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New Year, New Goals: Advancing Your Ophthalmic Practice in 2023

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 0 comment(s)

Like many eye care professionals, you may be taking some time this month to step back and reevaluate your short and long-term goals for your ophthalmic practice. Did you consider 2022 a successful year? Are you on track for where you had hoped to be at this point in your career? Are there things you can do differently in 2023 to better achieve your objectives? Just as January is a popular time for making personal resolutions about health and wellness, it is also a great time to focus on...

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Slit Lamps: Their History, Use, and Importance in the Modern Eye Care Practice

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2022 | 0 comment(s)

American eye health is on the decline. According to the National Eye Institute, the estimated number of people affected by the most common eye diseases (macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma) is expected to double or more than double by the year 2050—spotlighting the importance of routine eye exams to protect and preserve healthy vision. Among the many tools and pieces of equipment used by modern ophthalmic professionals is the slit lamp biomicroscope (or simply...

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Considering Retirement? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions First

by | Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | 0 comment(s)

Being an eye doctor is an incredibly rewarding profession. Among the obvious benefits of owning and managing a successful ophthalmic practice are the chance to have a positive impact on your patients, the flexible schedule and work-life balance, the wide range of specialities available to suit your unique interests, and a strong opportunity for job growth and financial success. For this reason, many ophthalmic professionals stay on the job until well into their retirement years, choosing...

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Presbyopia in the Digital Age: Safeguarding Eye Health Against Excessive Screen Time

by | Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 0 comment(s)

The human body undergoes significant changes as we get older—and the eyes are no exception. With aging, the lens of the eye begins to stiffen and lose elasticity, which in turn inhibits its ability to focus light directly onto the retina. The result is a gradual decline in our capacity to see objects up close, causing them to look blurry and out of focus. This condition is known as presbyopia. Symptoms of presbyopia typically occur around age 40 but may occur earlier or later in life. Most...

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