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10/22/2019

Employing Evidence-Based Practice to Customize Patient Care

Teaching evidence-based practice was one of the best things, not only for my students, but for myself as well. It gave me the framework to ask the right questions and critique scientific information so that I can reliably assess patients’ risk and treatment effectiveness instead of “taking somebody’s word for it.”
8/19/2019

CRO (Clinical & Refractive Optometry) Journal Welcomes New Members to Editorial Team

New CRO editorial board member appointments bring a breadth of diverse backgrounds and clinical experiences to complement the existing editorial team and are consistent with CRO Journal’s policy of diversifying the editorial board to reflect the changing demographics of the optometric profession and the emergence of digital technology for the delivery of clinical education.
6/26/2019

Clinical & Refractive Optometry Appoints Dr. Justin Kwan Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Justin Kwan OD, FAAO, an accomplished educator, researcher and published author is appointed as Editor-in-Chief at CRO. Dr. Kwan He is currently a private practice clinician at Professional Eye Care Center in Niles, Illinois.
6/23/2019

NEI Study on Calcium and AMD Contradicts Earlier Study Indicating Increased Risk

Taking calcium supplements is not linked to an increased risk to age-related macular degeneration, said scientists from the National Eye Institute in the U.S. in the March issue of JAMA Ophthalmology. In a 2015 JAMA Ophthalmology study, calcium consumption was associated with a higher AMD risk.
5/22/2019

New Adhesive Gel Able To Repair Corneal Injuries

A new biomaterial adhesive gel developed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School could reduce the need for surgery to repair injuries to the cornea. New material overcomes poor bio-compatibility with corneal tissue.