350: Early keratoconus

I work in an area where there is a lot of keratoconus. I don’t have any sophisticated technology. Do you have any tips on how I can detect keratoconus as early as possible? You...

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349: Fly-over blood vessel

I work with a lot of older people and am worried that I might miss the presence of glaucoma because my older patients are unable to undergo a visual field test. Do you have any...

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348: Don’t change it

I’ve noticed that when I change the prescription of a person (because I have found a change during refraction) who is happy with their vision and has no symptoms they often...

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346: New technology?

Several of the community eye care practices I compete with are investing in new technology; anterior and posterior OCT, fundus cameras, corneal topographers, and patient...

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345: Showing photographs

I have just opened my first community eye care practice. Things are going well but I want to make sure that the people I’m seeing now will come back to me when their next eye...

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344: High adds

I see a lot of older patients and many of them have cataracts and/or age-related macular degeneration causing them problems with near-vision activities such as reading. Some of...

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343: Dementia

I was having a discussion with another eye care specialist and she told me that there is a link between dementia and poor visual acuity. Is this correct? Yes, it is. It's been...

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342: Trustworthy

I have just opened my first community eye care practice and I am the main eye care specialist working. I want to become the best practitioner in the area and build a prosperous...

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341: Sunlight

I work in community practice as an eye specialist and have noticed that my mood is low and I feel anxious about things I shouldn’t really feel anxious about. Do you have any...

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