1. Jan 27, 2020

    Americans Not Getting Eye Care Because of Costs

    Many Americans delay visiting eye doctors because of perceived costs, according to results released from the Vision Wellness Study.

    The survery, conducted by Versant Health, found that 39% of Americans say they do not visit the eye doctor as often as they’d like because of costs. Only 13% of respondents said they go to their eye doctor for routine e…

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Conference Roundup

  1. Dec 20, 2019

AAO 2019: Proposed Ophthalmology-Related Coding Changes for 2020

Two reimbursement experts from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) provided a preview of the proposed Medicare payment changes for 2020, along with their analysis, during the AAO’s 2019 annual meeting in San Francisco.

Journal Scan

  1. Jan 24, 2020

Data From Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Teprotumumab Demonstrates Improvements in Proptosis, Quality of Life

Patients with active thyroid eye disease who were treated with teprotumumab had significant improvements in proptosis, diplopia, and quality of life compared to placebo, according to an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Teprotumumab, which received…