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Evidence weak for blue light-filtering IOLsOnly weak evidence supports the use of IOLs that filter visible blue light, researchers say. “On the basis of currently available evidence, one cannot advocate for the use of blue-light-filtering IOLs over UV-only filtering IOLs,” wroite X. Li, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland, and colleagues.
The perils of price lists for private practicesThe details of what will come when the Affordable Care Act is repealed are not yet finalized, however high on President Donald Trump's list on healthcare reform is the idea that patients should have the ability to compare prices before they decide on a doctor or facility for their healthcare.
What role does chromatic aberration play in IOLs?White light is comprised of different wavelengths of visible light, ranging from red (700 nm) to violet (400 nm). As white light passes through an optical system, each of its component wavelengths bends independently.
Formula for achieving successful multifocal IOL outcomesAchieving satisfaction for patients interested in a multifocal IOL begins with comprehensive preoperative screening and evaluation.
Five best practices for population health successAs small practices ramp up their population health management programs, here’s how they can get the most out of those efforts.
CIOs committing to more population health technologyNew research shows executives want to invest in enhancing their systems as population health’s role grows.
ODs start fitting toric lenses at 0.75 D of cylinderIn a poll fielded on the Optometry Times website, we asked ODs at what amount of cylinder they prescribed soft toric contact lenses.
New clinical practice guideline for rhinoplastyIt’s the first evidence-based guideline for rhinoplasty, and includes recommendations for pre- and post-management patient care to optimize outcomes.
Cellfina in retrospectStill wondering if you should add Cellfina to your practice? One plastic surgeon details his first year of experience.
SMAS for lips?How effective is lip augmentation with tissue transferred from the SMAS? One plastic surgeon shares his research results.