Friday, October 31, 2014 12:21 AM
has signed an agreement with
, an online marketplace for health care services, to provide cash-based care through the managed vision care provider’s network of optometrists, ophthalmologists and dispensing locations.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:23 AM
(NVS: NYSE) delivered solid sales growth with strong margin expansion and major innovation in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Monday, October 27, 2014 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—Results reported by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on a long-awaited comprehensive prospective, multi-center study on the safety and efficacy of Lasik were well-received by refractive surgeons in attendance at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
held in Chicago, according to eye surgeon Lance Kugler, MD, president of the
Refractive Surgery Alliance
Monday, October 27, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Understanding which are the most important benchmarks for optometric practices, with insights from Steve Sunder from
, will be the topic of the Oct. 29 “Power Hour.”
Friday, October 24, 2014 12:23 AM
ABBOTT PARK, Ill.—
(NYSE: ABT) released financial results this week for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, 2014.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—How do patients perceive their experiences when using vision coverage? This is among the many questions related to managed vision care answered in Jobson Optical Research’s new
“2014 Managed Vision Care Patient Experience Study.”
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—As the largest Ebola outbreak in history worsens and more U.S. cases are possible, the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) advises optometrists and optometric staff to turn to online resources for recent protocols and information.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:21 AM
DENVER, Colo.—Women In Optometry
(WO) will host its second live event of the year, titled ”Lean, Learn and Lead,” at a luncheon on Nov. 13 during the
American Academy of Optometry
here next month.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The transparency required by the “Sunshine Act,” now in effect, has implications for all health care professionals.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:06 AM
It’s estimated that more than 43 million Americans will develop age-related eye diseases by 2020, according to The American Academy of Ophthalmology. To help address this trend, the eyecare industry is setting its sights on preventive measures—one of which in particular is nutrition’s role and the use of nutraceuticals in preserving vision, which is quickly gaining in popularity.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:05 AM
Further propelling interest in the burgeoning nutraceuticals category are studies that have determined that healthy eating augmented with nutritional supplements can not only help prevent age-related eye disease but in some cases may reduce its progression, according to the Ocular Nutrition Society (ONS).
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:04 AM
The following are some examples of the high-quality eye nutraceuticals that are available for ECPs to provide for their patients.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:03 AM
Those ECPs who are successful in integrating nutraceuticals into their practice have done so because they did their due diligence in partnering with a nutritional provider.