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    Looking back at 2016


    Looking ahead

    2016 was an exciting year in our industry. The coming year promises to be just as exciting—and interesting—as this past one.


    1. Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Long-term effects of lifestyle intervention or metformin on diabetes development and microvascular complications over 15-year follow-up: the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2015;3(11): 866-75.

    2. American Optometric Association. A Closer Look at Ordering Eyeglasses Online. Available at: https://www.aoa.org/documents/public/A_Closer_Look_at_Ordering_Eyeglasses_Online.pdf. Accessed 12/10/16.

    3. Bowling E, et al. Prevalence of abnormal tear film quality and stability measured by abnormal tear osmolarity among contact lens wearers. Poster presented at: American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting; Anaheim, CA.; November 10, 2016.

    Read more from Dr. Bowling here

    Ernie Bowling, OD, MS, FAAO
    Dr. Ernie Bowling is Chief Optometric Editor of Optometry Times. He received his Doctor of Optometry and Master of Science in ...

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