Tag: optometry

Eye or Vision Concerns? See Your Optometrist First

They were fighting it out in Florida recently. The eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) were battling the optometry lobby for patients’ rights. On the one hand, ophthalmologists are opposing new prescribing rights for optometrists stating that because they are not ‘medical’ doctors,…

About Dr. Boulet

  My experience is varied and includes degrees in neuropsychology and education from the University of Alberta/Faculte St. Jean, and a doctorate in optometry from Pacific University in Oregon, specializing in the management of learning-related visual dysfunction. I hold a…

CAO Statements

  The Canadian Association of Optometrists releases public position/policy statements from time to time reflecting current thought on areas of clinical interest. Find the various statements here: http://www.opto.ca/en/about/policy/statement-1.html – Background. http://www.opto.ca/en/about/policy/statement-2.html – Statements.

Myopia

  When we say someone is ‘nearsighted’, it means their vision is ‘near’, that is, they see better up close than far away. This is the reverse problem optically from farsightedness, and a much different problem physiologically, or in terms…

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