Customer Care and Personalized Vision Plan Access
For individuals and families in Oklahoma and nationwide, eye care health is a significant concern. Brokers play an essential role by helping customers navigate their insurance options and advocating for their best care. Customer care and personalized vision plan access are essential features to any quality vision care plan. Brokers should keep these features in […]
Effective Eye Care for Older Adults Includes These Five Things
Since 1900, the percentage of Americans over 65 has almost quadrupled. Yet, only a handful of these individuals live in institutional settings. Therefore, access to quality healthcare, especially eye care, is an issue. That’s especially true since these providers must understand the unique healthcare needs of older adults. Because of these unique needs, most brokers’ […]
Stay Ahead of the Competition with These Five Eye Care Industry Trends 2023
The eye care industry is constantly evolving, so providers should stay abreast of the latest trends to be successful in their practice. Here are five key eye care industry trends in 2023 that providers should be aware of and how they can use those trends to better their business. 1. No Blues is Good Blues […]
What Is Genetic Ophthalmology and What Does It Mean for Eye Health?
Genetic ophthalmology (GO) is an emerging field that could provide more effective treatment for genetic eye diseases such as glaucoma. However, GO also raises some serious concerns that should be addressed as this technology progresses. What is Genetic Ophthalmology? A mixture of genetic and environmental factors determines eye health. Overall, no one is sure whether […]
FDA Says Stop Using This Eyecare Product Today
In February 2023, the Food and Drug Administration strongly advised people to stop using Delsam Pharma’s Artificial Eye Ointment, citing the possibility of bacterial contamination. Citing safety issues like “lack of appropriate microbial testing” and “lack of proper controls concerning tamper-evident packaging,” bureaucrats took the unusual step of banning imports of this product. The lat...
FDA Pushes for Stronger LASIK Warnings
Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, or LASIK, one of the most widely sought-after vision correction procedures, is now under scrutiny due to the potential for lasting side effects. Therefore, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is pushing for stronger warnings on LASIK procedures so patients can make more informed decisions on […]