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Experts offer top blepharitis tips
Experts offer top blepharitis tipsSometimes you just want to know what the experts do.
Easy tips for physicians to reduce billing errorsUp to 80% of all medical bills contain mistakes, so what can be done to fix this problem?
How physicians can utilize National Immunization Awareness MonthThis is a good time for practices to revisit vaccines and remind staff and patients about the importance of immunization education.
Experts warn against alternate vaccination schedulesThere are dangers in straying from vaccine recommendations, so physicians play a critical part in educating patients.
Do you use irrigation dynamic pressure-assisted hydrodissection?Findings in the journal Clinical Ophthalmology report that using the technique phacoemulsification was performed without complications in 607 of 609 cataract eyes.
Maternal antibodies may dampen infant's response to early vaccinesAntibodies passed during the third trimester to babies may weaken the infant's response to vaccines in the first few months of life, a new study finds.
More pregnant mothers are getting vaccinated against pertussisAn increasing number of expectant mothers are following through on the recommendation with physician advocacy serving as a key factor, a recent study says.
Diagnosing and treating MacTel degenerative retinal diseaseIdiopathic macular telangiectasia (MacTel) is bilateral condition characterised by ectatic capillaries of the macula and atrophy of the neurosensory retina. Familiarity with the distinctive intraretinal cavitation on SD-OCT in type 2, the most common type, is key for correct diagnosis.
Something we may be missingMy friend, Dave, an oculoplastic surgeon, trained the same time I did. He was extremely intelligent and possessed a great sense of humor. A real jokester, he provided free cosmetic services to his office staff, and claimed in their presence that his treatments prevented them from frowning at him.
Scleral implant for presbyopia making accommodative gains
Scleral implant for presbyopia making accommodative gainsImplantation of an investigational device for presbyopia resulted in a minimal 2-line increase in distance-corrected near visual acuity and an actual reduction in the amount of near add needed over time, show findings from a single-center, subgroup analysis.