Articles by tag: Optometry

AI-Driven Amino Acid Drugs Surface as a Promising Treatment for Eye Conditions

The rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) promises to revolutionize multiple sectors, and one area seeing tangible benefits is drug development. Historically, the creation of new medicines was a time-consuming endeavor, but AI-driven amino acid research is proving to accelerate the early developmental stages and get drugs to the market faster. Researchers at the Wilmer […]

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Optometry Students Say Technology and Marketing’s Transformation Will be an Advantage in Their Future Careers

The world of optometry is rapidly evolving with new technologies, novel strategies, and fresh perspectives are vital for maintaining the highest standards of patient care and service. The 2023 Best Practices Summit, held in Savannah, Georgia, provided an enriching platform for professional growth and education for optometry students. This year, the event highlighted the […]

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CooperVision MLK Celebration

Xerona Clayton made a profound impact on civil rights, particularly in relation to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As the founder and president of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, she dedicated her life to preserving and promoting the legacy of Dr. King and advancing the cause of social justice. Clayton’s […]

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CooperVision CAST Group

CooperVision’s team retreat in Denver, Colorado was an invigorating gathering where professionals exchanged ideas and shared best practices. Against the stunning backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, participants engaged in fruitful discussions, fostering collaboration and innovation. The retreat provided a platform for cross-functional teams to learn from each other’s experiences, promoting knowledge sharing and […]

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CooperVision Best Practice Summit Overview

CooperVision’s Best Practice program is a transformative initiative for eye care professionals. It offers exclusive resources, advanced technologies, and expert guidance to elevate patient care. Participants gain access to a vibrant community, fostering collaboration and networking. Stay at the forefront of the industry, enhance clinical skills, and achieve practice success with this comprehensive […]

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Best Practice Student Scholars

Optometry students should apply to CooperVision’s Best Practice program to gain invaluable industry insights, mentorship, and networking opportunities. Enhance your skills, learn from experts, and stay ahead in a competitive field. Unlock your potential, build a strong foundation, and pave the way for a successful career in optometry.

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Myopia Management: Unique Tactics for Patient Education

The prevalence of myopia, or nearsightedness, is on an alarming rise. This may be due to a rise in computer usage but as a result, myopia management is a fast-evolving field in optometry and ophthalmology. Reports indicate that nearly 30% of the global population is affected by myopia, and this number is predicted to encompass […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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Screen Time Usage is High and Only Increasing. What Can We Do to Preserve Eye Health?
December 23, 2022

We spent a lot time on screens, whether for work or play, before the pandemic. Those in their early 20s spent an average of 25.9 hours per week just on their phones in 2018, according to Time. That number only rose in the span of two years, up to 28.5 hours in 2020. While there […]

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Networking for Optometrists: 3,100 Optometrist Are Better Than One
December 9, 2022

Networking and joining doctor alliances are two ways to thrive among the competition in optometry. But is networking worth the investment? According to a report by Market Scope, over 40% of practicing optometrists in the U.S. are affiliated with a doctor alliance or buying group. Whether you’re just starting or looking to make a […]

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Exploring the Benefits of Independent Private Practice in Optometry
October 28, 2022

  As optometry continues to evolve, an increasing number of practitioners are considering independent private practice as a career path. This change is driven by a desire for the freedom to specialize and to make autonomous decisions about patient care and business operations. However, along with the benefits comes a unique set of […]

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Best Practice Scholars
May 21, 2022

Optometry students can gain invaluable mentorship, access to cutting-edge technologies, and networking opportunities through CooperVision’s Best Practice program. Enhance clinical skills, stay updated with industry trends, and gain a competitive edge. Prepare for a successful optometry career with the support of experienced professionals and a strong community of peers.

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Sustainability in Eye Care: A Net Plastic Neutrality Initiative
May 2, 2022

In an era where consumers are more environmentally aware, sustainability in eye care is more than a trend. It’s a necessary shift in business practices, especially considering that about 8 million metric tons of plastic end up in our oceans each year. This dire statistic raises the question: how can the eye care industry […]

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Advocacy in Eye Care: How to Get Involved and Make a Difference
December 13, 2021

On this thought-provoking episode of ECP Viewpoints, host Dr. Jennifer Palombi is joined by fellow optometrists Dr. Pamela Lowe and Dr. Melanie Fragoso to delve into the multifaceted world of advocacy in eye care. The episode unfolds as Dr. Lowe and Dr. Fragoso share their personal advocacy stories, illustrating how their efforts have […]

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Where Are The Black Optometrists? A Conversation with The Black Eye Care Prespective
November 12, 2021

Increasing the number of black optometrists is important. With the rise of myopia and other lifestyle-related eye conditions, it’s important that patients can find care providers that look and think like them. However, optometry continues to be stubbornly white and male. According to research gathered by Glaucoma Today, “Black patients consistently experience poorer communication quality […]

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Sustainability in Optometry
October 15, 2021

  Sustainability has become a part of their daily life and businesses. Eye doctors aren’t immune from this necessary trend. Optometrists are bringing green habits into their healthcare offices. Those that choose to embrace sustainability have found that it’s good for the planet, their practice, and their patients. Why are sustainable practices important […]

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How to Find Unique Ways to Enhance the Patient Experience and Exceed Expectations
July 13, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Palombi, Senior Manager of Professional Education and Development at CooperVision, led the discussion for the premier episode of ECP Viewpoints. To kick off this first episode, Palombi invited two 2021 Best Practice Honorees to engage in a conversation surrounding unique ways to enhance the patient experience – Dr. Nicolette Scott, Founder of Broadview […]

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