As the rate of diabetes continues to increase across the country, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of this whole-body health issue. Eye health issues caused by diabetes are often not discussed until serious problems arise. Diabetes impacts your quality of vision, reducing your color and contrast sensitivity and even causing vision loss. However, just as nutrition is important for the overall stability of diabetes, it’s imperative for preserving lasting eye health. Here are some nutrients that are necessary for supporting vision for people with diabetes. Continue reading Supplementation to Support Diabetic Eye Health
Unlike many other competitive outlets, when it comes to golf, age may not be as defining of a factor as in other sport. That’s one of the things that makes golf unique. Additionally, its endless tournaments give players a number of ways to participate, whether they’re on the professional tour or in your hometown. One of the most well-known tournaments in golf is the United Stated Open Championship. More commonly known as the U.S. Open, this is one of the 4 major championships in professional golf and is included on the PGA Tour and the European Tour schedules.
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When incorporating new things in your practice, it’s helpful to have a detailed plan for success. When it comes to occasional dry eye, it can be intimidating to know what you need to be more focused on this specific eye health need, much less what you need to be successful. In an article for Review of Optometric Business, John Rumpkins, OD, MBA, shared his insights on what’s needed to become a successful occasional dry eye practice. Continue reading How to Create a Successful Occasional Dry Eye Practice
When it comes to having good vision, many people think about the acuity score we get from eye exams with an eye chart. But life is more than black and white, it’s shades of gray and, more pronouncedly, it’s wonderful hues of colorful scenery that enrich your perspective. In this post, we’ll explain what exactly color vision is and why it’s more important to your vision than just pretty pictures. Continue reading Color Vision: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?
When it comes to diabetes care, there’s a minimum standard expected from eye care professionals (ECPs). According to a recent study, many ECPs’ diabetes protocols are not meeting the current National Eye Institute of Clinical Excellence’s (NICE) guidelines. Here’s what the research shows. Continue reading Is Your Diabetes Management Failing Clinical Guidelines?
Although most people think of vision quality as your acuity score, there are many things that can attribute to how well you can see. As we’ve learned in our past videos, contrast also plays an important role in vision. Of course, light is an incredibly crucial part of being able to see. However, some people have a sensitivity to light that disrupts their ability to see. Continue reading Learn About Light Sensitivity and How to Fix It
When it comes to eyecare, there are many positives. However, there are also negatives, like the unfortunate turnover rate in eyecare practices. Whether it’s the hectic, fast-paced environment or that eyecare is just not for everyone, Eyeworld estimates that eyecare has an average turnover rate of 25% compared to a national average of 23% in 2018. While this is discouraging, Thomas P. Arnold, OD, FSLS has a few tips for encouraging employees to stick around. Continue reading 8 Tips for Retaining Employees for the Long Haul
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When it comes to our diets, most of us could afford to eat a little healthier. However, in the craziness that is life, it can be tough to get all the nutrients you need every day, especially for eye health. However, supplementation has made it easier than ever to get the exact amount of nutrients your eyes and body need to function at their best. Continue reading Supplementation for Healthy Vision
In order to keep ourselves healthy, many of us choose to add dietary supplements to our daily routine. In fact, one resource showed that over half of Americans take some kind of vitamin or supplement. While this is good in terms of lasting health, few people realize that the quality of dietary supplements can vary greatly. That’s why organizations like US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) and NSF International exist. Continue reading USP vs. NSF Certification