The role of lid hygiene in ocular surface diseaseThe ocular surface encompasses not only the cornea, but the all-important supporting conjunctiva that is divided into the bulbar, limbal, palpebral, forneaceal, and marginal zones.
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7 strategies for fitting keratoconus patients December 13, 2016By Brian Chou OD FAAOTry these seven strategies to improve your keratoconus contact lens fitting and offer better outcomes to your patients. Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016. Be present with your patientsMake a more deliberate effort to be present with your patients How to prevent no-shows in your practiceNo-shows and cancellations are an annoying part of any optometry practice. They are disruptive and costly, but mostly they are rude. How oral and dental hygiene plays a role in glaucomaIn the past couple of years, there has been discussion regarding dental and oral health—specifically the oral biomicrome—as possibly having a relationship to glaucoma. How macular OCT scanning affects glaucoma evaluationLet’s examine what this specific (and separate) scan pattern can offer diagnostically Fasting regimens may be key in treating type 2 diabetesFasting regimens have gained popularity as a technique for reducing weight and obesity. This strategy may improve insulin sensitivity in patients with insulin resistance and diabetes.