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Link: Raindrop Implant for Presbyopia

Posted by Amanda Dexter on October 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Amanda Dexter
Dr. Amanda K. Dexter received her optometric training at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California, where she was Class of 2010 Valedictorian. She also completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Dexter is the Manager and Program Coordinator for OptoPrep, the premiere online study resource for the NBEO Part I & II.

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Optometrists are primary care providers for the eye. That means you can visit them for any eye health or vision problems you have!

quotes.pngThanks to a new eye implant called the Raindrop, a five-minute procedure could make reading glasses a thing of the past. NBC News medical contributor Dr. John Torres reports on the first patient to undergo the procedure since it received FDA approval.

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Dr. Dexter's Take

Have you heard of the new Raindrop implant? This is a new procedure recently approved by the FDA for the surgical treatment of presbyopia. Check out the video below! You are likely to get patients asking about this new technology! 

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The Top 15 Tips and Tricks for Studying for Part I of NBEO®

NBEO-Tips-large.pngWe’ve put together a ton of great tips and tricks for studying for Part I of NBEO along with two tailored study programs that will help you thoroughly prepare for the big day. Remember, you’ve made it this far and you can totally do this!

Some of the Top 15 Tips include:

  • Familiarize Yourself with the Test Format
  • Tackle the Weak Subjects Early
  • Start Sooner and Ease Into It
  • ...and 12 more!

NBEO Part I Study Guide The Top 15 Tips and Tricks for Studying for Part I

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