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Announcement – Migrating my blog to #Tips4EyeDocs by @GrandRounds4ODs

My new website address is http://bit.ly/tips4eyedocs. The WordPress.com blog site has served me well. Alas, I want to expand the capabilities of my blog site and associate All Things About Optometry and Healthcare Technology with #Tips4EyeDocs, a much easier to pronounce, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on First Insight – Maximeyes – #Tips4EyeDocs

Tips4EyeDocs talked with Mr. Nitin Rai, founder of First Insight (www.first-insight.com), a software company that has risen to be a top tier player in the competitive eye care market. Why did you start First Insight Corporation? I started First Insight … Continue reading

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Case Study- 7 months post operative LASIK procedure – Tips4EyeDocs

This 60year old woman is status post LASIK, OU,  7 months. Everything went well until this. She presents with mild light sensitivity, but not photophobic. The fellow eye is as red with and looks like this.CF 7ft is the vision … Continue reading

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Diagnostic Contact lens fitting in the young patient – #Tips4EyeDocs

Diagnostic contact lens fitting of the child patient from ten (10) through seventeen (17) years of age is probably one of the most rewarding in a clinician’s daily practice life. I have tried a few things over the years and … Continue reading

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What and Why of EMRs, a tutorial: Part 1 – Tips4EyeDocs

In the brief history of electronic medical records (EMRs), the major objective has been two fold. The traditional paper medical records had become unwieldy, difficult to transfer to another provider or to share with another provider. Legibility became a major issue … Continue reading

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Mutlifocal Contacts – Attaining Success Part 4 – Tips4EyeDocs Daily

It would seem that optometrists across the country have tried to or have achieved success in fitting multifocal contact lenses. Doctors want to do better. Because professional consultants and speakers that are funded or sponsored by the manufacturers cannot deviate … Continue reading

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Nostalgic for the optometry of “yesteryear”? – Tips4EyeDocs Weekend Edition

When eye doctors get togehter, either at a meeting or at a dinner, nostalgic thoughts occasionally captivate the participates to remember what optometry was. Some may even call it optometry’s “golden era”.  Today’s current optometrist may not appreciate that time … Continue reading

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5 Tips for the height-challenged doctor – Tips4EyeDocs Daily

Sometimes, it doesn’t seem fair.  It’s your first day at the office and some things don’t seem right. It may or may not be your permanent surroundings but you quickly note that the paper towel dispenser or rack is 6 … Continue reading

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5 Useful Accessories for the Android Traveler

Whether by auto, plane or bicycle, the Android user of today can remain connected to the Internet, email and text messaging. Here are my five favorite accessories. AmazonBasics 2-Port USB Car Charger with 2.1 Amp Output (Black) http://amzn.to/zb3Tqb – What makes this … Continue reading

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What is the value of a postgraduate degree? – Tips4EyeDocs Weekend; 4-5 Feb 2012; No. 44

Postgraduate degrees after the optometry (or any professional) holds a special place of importance in career planning. Typically, only a minority of doctors will ever think of another degree.  In the face of changing social, economic and political changes, however, … Continue reading

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