Occasional dry eye is one of the most common eye health issues experienced across the country. The reason it’s so common is because its causes are so vast. Occasional dry eye can be caused by anything from ocular surface dysfunction to environmental factors such as dry air. Whatever the cause, patients are looking for solutions for their symptoms. By offering occasional dry eye care in your practice, you can improve both your patient care and your practice success. Continue reading 5 Steps for Launching an Occasional Dry Eye Center
When it comes to our eyes, one of the first issues we notice is if they’re dry. Whether it’s caused from environmental factors like wind or air conditioning or from an eye health issue like Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), dry, irritated eyes can make anyone uncomfortable. While this is a common issue, few people know that this dryness and irritation is dependent on the health and balance of your tear film. Continue reading Tear Film: What Does It Do & Why Does It Matter?
By now, you probably know that EyePromise® is involved with sports in many capacities, including baseball, football, and golf. What you may not know is that EyePromise has been supporting professional sports for over a decade! EyePromise has been partnering with Major League Baseball’s Arizona Fall League since 2008, and in 2015, word reached Sports Illustrated, who published an article about pro baseball players using zeaxanthin to improve performance. Continue reading Sports Illustrated Reports On Zeaxanthin
If you currently prescribe contact lenses in your practice, you know that there are a lot of reasons patients can drop off. Whether it’s the difficulty of putting them in or the decline in comfort throughout the day, patients can run into a number of common contact lens issues. Despite these issues, many patients prefer contacts over glasses, and a survey mentioned in a Review of Optometric Business article reveals the more intangible reasons for this. Continue reading The Intangibles: Why Patients Choose Contacts
As a company founded on science, EyePromise works hard to follow the latest published articles regarding eye health. Additionally, we strive to continually update and upgrade our products to help those who use them get the very best eye health outcomes. With this, EyePromise has decided to update our Screen Shield™ Pro formulation, removing optiberry and adding more bilberry extract. Here’s why. Continue reading Bilberry: the Good, the Bad, and the European!
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
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