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Vision fact to add to your turkey day conversation... Did you know that turkeys have excellent daytime vision? It's reportedly three times better than a human's eyesight. Read More
Adherence with IOP-lowering medications for glaucoma has been a long-term challenge for patients. A review of clinical research reveals a collection of disturbing statistics, says Jennifer L. Stone, O.D., associate optometrist of Total Vision, in Lutherville, Md. One study, based on prescription refill data, shows that patients may only have enough to cover an average of 56% of days in the first year of treatment. Read More
This photograph shows the left eye of a 62-year-old female patient who suffered a ruptured globe secondary to trauma. The patient was previously managed for glaucoma. Prior to the trauma, she had recent cataract surgery and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery that resulted in 20/20 vision OU. Currently, her best-corrected visual acuity is OS 20/40, but she complains of multiple images. Corneal topography shows minimal irregularity of her left eye. Read More