Posts filed under: Ophthalmic

Performing Refractions in a Socially Distanced World

By Frank Giammanco As we all know, the practice of performing a refraction is one of the most intimate procedures an optometrist can perform. There are probably more instances of physical contact between OD and patient during the refraction process […]

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The Ideal Autorefractor/Keratometer, According to an Acclaimed Optometrist

Dr. Robert Gerowitz is an internationally recognized Optometrist and Orthokeratology specialist based out of Paladine, Illinois, and a long time customer of Coburn. Since 2000, he has been successfully managing progressive myopia in Chicago’s Northwest suburbs. In 1994, Dr. Gerowitz […]

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What You Need to Know About Slit Lamps

The Slit Lamp: What You Need to Know A slit lamp instrument is an ophthalmologist’s valued collaborator when it comes to up-close and personal views into the eyeball. The setup combines a powerful biomicroscope with a pivoting illuminator — the […]

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Bring it In-House: The ECP’s Guide to Claiming Independence

There is a lot of chatter in the industry right now about feeling restrained and not having the ability to choose who to work with, and with that, there are a lot of questions with unknown answers. Now, more than […]

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Autorefractors: What to Look for & How They Compare in the Market

Autorefractors are a helpful tool when determining the level of refractive error in the eye. Gone are the days when optometrists relied solely on the patient’s input to determine the prescription needed. With an autorefractor, precise measurements are made based […]

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