May 2016


Treating the digital eye

Digital devices—now more than ever—are becoming an integral part of our daily lives. “Near work” is the norm in classrooms, increasingly, but chances are patients of all ages are guilty […]

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Up-close challenges of hyperopia

Up-close challenges of hyperopia. The landscape of childhood learning differs now from what most practicing optometrists might recall. One of the biggest changes, says Marie Bodack, O.D., is the increase […]

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Helping Patients with Autism

Excerpted from page 36 of the April 2015 edition of AOA Focus. A program with the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation and other […]

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Study shows makeup migration into eye

Healthy eyes are pretty eyes, but for those patients who enjoy preening their peepers, a new study might help illustrate the importance of proper hygiene and careful makeup use. Recently […]

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When should my child have his first eye exam?

Routine eye exams are essential for children to be ready to learn in school, and experts say more than 80 percent of information children receive in classrooms is presented visually. […]

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