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5 Steps for Launching an Occasional Dry Eye Center

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

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Tear Film: What Does It Do & Why Does It Matter?

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?

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Sports Illustrated Reports On Zeaxanthin

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

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The Intangibles: Why Patients Choose Contacts

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

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The Road to the U.S. Open

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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How to Create a Successful Occasional Dry Eye Practice

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

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When to Recommend EyePromise® Vizual Edge™ Chewable

EyePromise® has a comprehensive line of eye vitamins formulated for AMD and AMD risk, occasional dry eye, eye health related to diabetes, screen time, and athletic performance. With all these choices, it can be difficult to know which is the best for your patients. Furthermore, what if your patients have difficulty with or don’t like taking softgels/pills? We have the answer.
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How Eye Health Supplements Can Enhance Game-Time Performance

Since the beginning of competitive athletics, people have gone to great lengths to enhance their performance. From using “stimulants” like brandy, wine, or hallucinogenic mushrooms in ancient Greece to weight management and muscle gaining supplements to oxygen doping, athletes have come up with some insanely creative ways to gain an edge on their competition. However, few consider the impact that improved eye health can have on their performance, and even fewer realize there are once daily supplements you can take to get these performance improvements. Continue reading How Eye Health Supplements Can Enhance Game-Time Performance

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When to Recommend EyePromise® Vizual Edge Pro™

When it comes to eye health supplements, it can be difficult to know what to recommend for each patient’s individual needs. While EyePromise has vitamins formulated for AMD and AMD risk, occasional dry eye, eye health related to diabetes, screen time, and athletic performance, how can you know which is the best for your patients? What if we told you EyePromise has a product that combines the best of all our vitamins into one convenient daily dose? Continue reading When to Recommend EyePromise® Vizual Edge Pro™

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What Is Visual Processing Speed & Why Does It Matter?

When it comes to avoiding injury or accident or performing well in an athletic situation, having a fast reaction time is crucial. While some performance may be based on natural ability, reaction time is heavily reliant on what’s called “visual processing speed.” This neuro-visual function helps determine the speed in which you react to a stimulus, but what is it exactly and what, if anything, can be done to improve it? Continue reading What Is Visual Processing Speed & Why Does It Matter?