1. Nov 12, 2019

    Should You Provide Same-Day Eyecare?

    Retail health clinics are growing in popularity. In 2017, there were approximately 2,000 urgent care clinics. Now there are more than 10,000. These clinics offer same-day, walk-in appointments. More importantly, they are less expensive, with an average visit costing $168. But visits to retail clinics, like those found in Target, cost only approximately $85—without health insurance.…


Conference Roundup

  1. Oct 17, 2019

AAO 2019: Phacoemulsification With Excisional Goniotomy Reduces IOP

Phacoemulsification with excisional goniotomy using the Kahook Dual Blade (New World Medical, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) reduces intraocular pressure (IOP), according to a recent analysis presented at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. It is the longest follow-up study of…

Journal Scan

  1. Nov 07, 2019

Can Electroacupuncture Effectively Treat Dry Eye?

Electroacupuncture involves small electric currents being passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. These currents may be used to increase stimulation to acupuncture points around the eyes. A new study in Current Eye Research examined whether electroacupuncture can…