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Optometry

  1. How do dilation drops work?

    How do dilation drops work?

    Eye dilation drops are essential to every eye care professional’s toolbox. Dilation drops temporarily enlarge the pupil to better examine the back of the eye, including the optic nerve and retina.

  2. Optometry Patient Education: A Clear Win-Win Scenario

    Optometry Patient Education: A Clear Win-Win Scenario

    Optometry patient education is a vital, but often overlooked component of eye care. It allows your patients to be more educated about their eye disorder, condition, and treatment plan options. 

    Fortunately, there is no hard and fast blueprint for optometry patient education, which means

  3. A Closer Examination of Corneal Thickness and IOP

    A Closer Examination of Corneal Thickness and IOP

    Are you fully aware of the connection between corneal thickness and IOP? When your patients have higher than normal IOP or intraocular pressure, this heightened measurement of fluid pressure places them at a much higher risk of developing glaucoma. However, some patients with a low IOP may definitely

  4. Wait! Don't Make These Mistakes When Starting an Optometry Practice

    Wait! Don't Make These Mistakes When Starting an Optometry Practice

    Deciding to start an optometry practice is a monumental decision with long-lasting implications. While exciting, starting your own optometry practice can be daunting, particularly because most young optometrists do not finish

  5. Crystalizing the Connection Between Concussions and Eye Problems

    Crystalizing the Connection Between Concussions and Eye Problems

    Did you know there was a strong connection between concussions and eye problems? In fact, research finds your patients may be 69 to 82 percent more likely to develop vision issues after getting a concussion. As an optometrist, ophthalmologist, optometry student, or other eye care professional, it's critical

  6. Why & How Eye Care Professionals Should Embrace Telemedicine

    Why & How Eye Care Professionals Should Embrace Telemedicine

    Telemedicine can be a scary concept for a clinician. In a world where we see eye exams offered online, patients getting access to medical devices with expired prescriptions, and the doctor patient relationship continually being devalued due to websites that boast of self-diagnosis through myriads of

  7. 4 Factors to Consider in Comparing the Halogen vs LED Ophthalmoscope

    4 Factors to Consider in Comparing the Halogen vs LED Ophthalmoscope

    If you’re looking to purchase a new ophthalmoscope, you’ll most likely have to choose between a halogen vs LED ophthalmoscope. At Keeler Ophthalmic Instruments, we offer an entire line of oph

  8. Shining the Light on the Different Types of Ophthalmoscope Bulbs

    Shining the Light on the Different Types of Ophthalmoscope Bulbs

    Although not typically considered, ophthalmoscope bulbs play a vital role in your ability to properly diagnose eye conditions. Different types of ophthalmoscope bulbs provide different types and colors of light. However

  9. Bringing 5 of the Most Common Eye Diseases into Focus

    Bringing 5 of the Most Common Eye Diseases into Focus

    Unfortunately, many of the most common eye diseases have no early warning signs, are painless, and results in no vision change until the disease has significantly advanced. However, optometrists, ophthalmologists, and vision practitioners are on the front line of defense to protect patients against the

  10. Comparing Contact vs Noncontact Tonometry & the Best Tonometers

    Comparing Contact vs Noncontact Tonometry & the Best Tonometers

    Are you considering contact vs non-contact tonometry? If so, the experts at Keeler can help! We've proudly led the field in tonometry since the introduction of the Pulsair in 1987. Since then, we have continued to innovate by providing four cutting-edge generations of the product. With each generation,

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