This past June, I was invited to observe the oral certification examination being administered by the American Board of Ophthalmology to more than 300 ophthalmologists.
A supplement with antioxidant and mitoprotective properties reversed mitochondrial dysfunction and may be neuroprotective in glaucoma, according to study results presented by Robert Ritch, MD, Steven and Shelley Einhorn Distinguished Chai
In the course of providing eye care, ophthalmologists are aware that the majority of our patients are using both eyes simultaneously; that is, they have binocular vision.
Glaucoma, as one of the leading causes of blindness and currently affecting up to four million Americans, is a general name given to a group of optic neuropathies characterized by the degeneration of the optic nerve, and age, race, family
A mobile clean air zone unit (Operio Mobile, Toul Meditech AB) that eliminates airborne particulate matter around the operating table reduces the risk of infection during ophthalmic surgery, said Jack Wagner Sr., ScD, MPH.
How do I know? Because I have always thought my staff was ready for just about anything—but now I seriously wonder if I am being delusional.
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With modern presbyopia-correcting IOLs, patients are generally happy with their quality of vision after surgery.
Dietary supplementation with oral omega-3 fatty acids is no better than placebo in relieving signs and symptoms of dry eye disease (DED), according to results of the DRy Eye Assessment an
Omega-3 fatty acids have been a staple of dry eye practice, and many ophthalmologists and optometrists have seen improvements in patients taking them.