5 04, 2015

Papilledema

When was the last time you can say "I saved someone's life."  Recently I diagnosed something that would never have been detected otherwise at this stage unless my patient had gotten an eye exam. A 36 year old female came in just wanting new glasses. Routine as could be, but when I looked into the back [...]

9 06, 2012

Kentucky expands optometric scope of practice

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11rs/sb110.htm Kentucky has followed in Oklahoma's footsteps to pass a bill allowing optometrists to perform laser surgery. (SLT, LPI etc)  These are surgeries that relate to glaucoma.