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Sep 22 2017

Myopia: did you really understand what your eye doctor told you? #eye #disease, #eye #conditions, #refractive #error, #nearsightedness, #nearsighted #eyes, #shortsighted, #short-sighted, #eyecare, #eye #care, #optometry, #ophthalmology

# MYOPIA (Nearsightedness) Did you really understand what your eye doctor told you?Excerpted from Taking Care of Your Eyes �2003-2005by Triad Communications myopia (mi-OH-pee-uh), nearsightedness.Refractive error. Focusing defect created by an overpowered eye, one that has too much optical power for its length. Light rays scoming from a distant object are brought to focus before reaching the retina. Nearsighted people see close-up objects clearly but distance vision is blurry. Corrected with a minus lens (spectacle or contact) to weaken the eye optically and permit clear distance vision. (From Dictionary of Eye Terminology . 4th ed, � 2001 by Triad Communications) …

Sep 12 2017

EyeMD EMR Blog #electronic, #medical, #records, #software, #ophthalmology, #eyemd, #md, #eye, #doctor, #eyes, #cataract, #surgery, #emr, #ehr, #health, #doctor, #glaucoma, #retina, #retinal, #oculoplastic, #optician, #optical, #opthalmology, #abdiel, #marin, #steven, #e, #smith, #fort, #myers, #fl, #florida, #bonita, #springs, #naples, #sw, #opthalmic, #glasses, #physician, #ocular, #od, #os, #visual, #field, #oct, #corneal, #topography, #ocular, #coherence, #tomography, #iop, #tonometry, #gonioscopy, #slit, #lamp, #va, #visual, #acuity, #wave, #scan, #iol, #master, #orbscan, #humphrey, #ziess, #slt, #laser, #lasik, #lasek

# The Current Landscape of Ophthalmology EMR Vendors and How it Relates to Our Company. The once crowded ophthalmic EMR market is currently experiencing a significant market consolidation. Vendors who were once too big to fail are experiencing a mass exodus of users, and vendors that thought they would climb their way to the top found themselves climbing a rungless ladder. With all the twists and turns this market consolidation has taken, how can an Ophthalmologist have any confidence in their EMR selection? While it s certainly tough for a business outsider to digest what is happening, we saw it …

Aug 3 2017

Keratoconus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment #keratoconus,cornea,eyes,eye,vision, #eyesight, #glasses, #contacts, #contact #lenses, #rigid, #corneal #transplant, #surgery

# What Is Keratoconus? We see through the cornea. which is the clear outer lens or “windshield” of the eye. Normally, the cornea has a dome shape, like a ball. Sometimes, however, the structure of the cornea is just not strong enough to hold this round shape and the cornea bulges outward like a cone. This condition is called keratoconus . What Causes Keratoconus? Tiny fibers of protein in the eye called collagen help hold the cornea in place and keep it from bulging. When these fibers become weak, they cannot hold the shape and the cornea becomes progressively more …