Welcome, new optometry students!
Topics: 1st Year Student
Were you part of the suspected NBEO security breach last year?
Many students and doctors of optometry had their personal information stolen and used to apply for credit and debit cards, most notably, an Amazon card through Chase Bank.
A study funded by the NIH and published April 2018 showed that omega-3s failed to yield beneficial results in the treatment of dry eye.
When taking a case history, you've been taught to start with a chief complaint and then thoroughly investigate further through asking questions about the history of present illness (or HPI).
The following article summarizes seven strategies you can share with your patients to help combat digital eye strain.
Denver is a beautiful city with a lot of wonderful sites to see, places to eat, and things to do! While a concert at Red Rocks, and baseball game at the Coor’s field sound amazing, you may not have time to it these things in your busy schedule.
For some good eats, drinks, and art, here are the top places we’d recommend you checking out while you’re in town!
Topics: Optometry Meeting
You all have worked so hard to complete the rigorous didactic and clinical training, passed all three parts of boards, passed your state licensing exam, so now it's time to start working!
Topics: Optometry School
Optometrists play an important role in the co-management of patients who are taking systemic medications prescribed by their other physicians. We all know that many medications can have ocular side effects that vary from mild dry eye to serious retinal toxicity.
At the end of April, hundreds of optometrists and optometry students from across the country met in Washington, DC to advocate for optometry.
As you have heard and learned many times throughout school, optometry is a legislated profession. This means that if there is something new that we as optometrists want to do, we need to pass legislation in order to expand our scope of practice.
In addition to expanding the procedures we are allowed to do, we must also protect our profession from others who may want to take things away from us.
Topics: Washington D.C.
Over the past couple of months, NBEO has made several updates in regards to exam eligibility, diagnostic score reports, and the addition of a new procedures examination. Let's review the details...
I recently saw a post on social media that asked the members of the optometry community to share encouraging words to students and to show young optometrists and students why they love their career.
Topics: Optometry Stories