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Let's talk about antibiotic resistance: Survey resultsOphthalmology Times asked readers for insights on antibiotics and eye infections from clinicians in the field — including experience with postoperative infections after eye surgery, if you use topical antibiotic prior to cataract surgery, how you choose antibiotics in a routine surgical prophylaxis, and more. The 118 U.S.-based ophthalmologists who responded were entered into a drawing to win a $200 gift card. Here are the survey results.
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?Over the past 5 years, there has been a major shift in physician practice models, with fewer doctors working in the small, physician-run practices that were considered standard in years past.
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacks
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacksThe same MRI machines that reveal the inner workings of the human body can also expose healthcare professionals to lethal attacks by hackers who use medical devices to infect computer systems with ransomware.
Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the experts
Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the expertsWe asked contact lens fitting experts for their top tips for ODs fitting toric lenses.
Summer through optometry’s eyes on Instagram
Summer through optometry’s eyes on InstagramCheck out the best of the best—we compiled a collection of Instagram posts from the world of optometry.
Researchers call on ACIP to update tetanus scheduleA new report states that updating current vaccination guidelines could save nearly $300 million annually.
Nurse practitioner-managed practices thrive in vaccinating seniorsAccording to a new study, two clinics found that several initiatives enacted in those practices led to higher than average vaccine uptake among senior citizens.
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraine
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraineContentiousness. Rage. Hate. Political talk often becomes anything but a civil conversation, and these days, patients are bringing their politics with them into exam rooms.
Why ODs should add meibography to their practices
Why ODs should add meibography to their practicesMeibomian gland imaging clearly has a role, yet most practitioners aren’t looking at meibomian glands at all.
5 questions your patients need answered about the solar eclipse
5 questions your patients need answered about the solar eclipseOur podcast with Omar Punjabi, MD, retinal specialist at Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat, discusses the science behind solar retinopathy and how eclipse glasses give protection that standard eyewear can’t.