• Stem cells and the future of eye treatment

    Stem cells and the future of eye treatment

    Stem cells and the future of eye treatment For patients with retinal and optic nerve conditions, new hope—and new sight—may come from stem cell therapy. A trio of top researchers offered an overview of promising stem cell research during the “Today’s Practice, Tomorrow’s Research” session Oct. 23 at the 92nd annual meeting of the American

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  • What is Behavioural Optometry?

    What is Behavioural Optometry?

    Behavioural Optometry is an expanded area of optometric practice. We have a holistic approach to the treatment of vision and vision information processing problems. Functional visual efficiency is known to influence visual status. The way that you interpret what you see does not depend solely on how clear your eyesight is. Consideration must be given

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  • Diabetes & Vision Loss

    Diabetes & Vision Loss

    DID YOU KNOW: Most vision loss from diabetes can be prevented. Diabetic macular edema (DME) can lead to blindness if left untreated. Yet in a new study, fewer than half of patients with this condition knew diabetes could affect their sight, only 45 percent had been told by practitioners that diabetes could affect their vision.

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