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    How to diagnose Zika virus in your practice

    Conjunctivitis is a common symptom of this rapidly traveling condition

     

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    Rachel Grant, OD, FAAO
    Dr. Rachel Grant received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2012 from Southern California College of Optometry. She completed a ...

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