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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.
This is why listing healthcare prices as a menu is dumb
This is why listing healthcare prices as a menu is dumbProviding healthcare pricing is important, but listing them in the form of a static menu is not helpful.
Adult diabetic medication adherence tied directly to financial issuesMore than twice as many adults aged 45 to 65 with diabetes reported skipping doses of medication to save money, according to new data.
Younger age at menopause linked with increased likelihood of T2DWomen who experienced premature or early menopause were more than twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Dealing with unhappy patients at your practice
Dealing with unhappy patients at your practiceTami L. Hagemeyer, ABOC, FNAO, discusses dealing with unhappy patients, how to diffuse the situation, and maintaining patient loyalty.