Modern Medicine News

Plan now for the inevitability of an EHR outageSoftware systems can go down for a variety of reasons, but mitigation solutions can ensure your practice can manage through it.
Emerging features make more out of patient portalsCutting-edge practices are enabling patients to do more via portals, and increasing engagement as a result.
How to better fit progressive spectacle lensesBetter understanding progressive spectacle lenses (PALs) and how to troubleshoot the fit leads to happier patients who are satisfied with their vision.
Azelaic acid reduces truncal acne
Azelaic acid reduces truncal acneA new azelaic acid 15% foam may provide a viable alternative to oral treatments for truncal acne.
Botanical ingredients reduce mild acne-related erythema
Botanical ingredients reduce mild acne-related erythemaA combination of salicylic acid and botanicals commonly may provide anti-inflammatory benefits as a spot treatment for acne.
Do we need pigment to develop melanoma?New insights into the pigment pathway are improving the understanding of how immunotherapy works in melanoma.
Corneal hysteresis indicator for glaucoma progression
Corneal hysteresis indicator for glaucoma progressionJustin Schweitzer, OD, in Sioux Falls, SD, examines corneal hysteresis and discusses how it may be an indicator for glaucoma progression in patients at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, NV.
Medically managing glaucoma
Medically managing glaucomaOptometry Times Editorial Advisory Board member Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO, sits down to talk about managing glaucoma, treatment recommendations, intraocular pressure, and new medications in treating glaucoma at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, NV.
Primary care can manage hep C infections with DAAsPrimary care professionals can “substantially expand” HCV treatment in the community, according to new research.
Bullied teens are more likely to access a loaded gunGuns already contribute to too many injuries and deaths among teenagers, and a recent report suggests that adolescents who are bullied at school might be more likely to access a loaded gun than their peers.