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Health & Safety

Details: Current as of Oct. 21, 2021. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is committed to the health and well-being of our meeting attendees, exhibitors, staff and meeting contractors. The Academy Board of Trustees has determined that proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all registrants attending the Academy’s annual meeting in New

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Diet and Nutrition

Details: Legumes (beans and lentils), seeds, meat/seafood, dairy, and eggs are all good sources of zinc. Lutein and zeaxanthin. Both of these nutrients are found naturally in the retina—the light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. This is why boosting your diet with lutein and zexanthin is a win for your eye health.

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36 Fabulous Foods to Boost Eye Health

Details: Vitamin C is critical to eye health. As an antioxidant, vitamin C helps protect the body from damage caused by some things we eat, unhealthy habits and environmental factors. Fried foods, tobacco smoke and the sun’s rays can produce free radicals--molecules that can damage and kill cells. Vitamin C helps repair and grow new tissue cells.

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Eye Health Organizations

Details: Eye Health Organizations. The following organizations and websites are concerned with preventing eye disease, finding treatments, or supporting people living with vision impairment. We provide these links as a service, not as an endorsement of the organizations …

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Smoking and Eye Disease

Details: Smoking tobacco (cigarettes, cigars or pipes) can cause lung disease, heart disease, cancer, and many other serious health problems.But did you know that smoking can also harm your eyes?. Here are some eye problems that are made worse by smoking:

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Medical Record Ownership and Access

Details: But while some states provide that a physician or health system employer owns the medical record, most state laws are silent about actual ownership of the physical record. Only New Hampshire provides definitively that medical record patient-specific information is owned by the patient.

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Glaucoma and Exercise: What to Tell Your Patients

Details: cise is crucial to overall good health. As for glaucoma, Robert Ritch, MD, at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in New York City, tells his patients, “It’s simple. If it’s good for your heart, it’s good for glaucoma. If it’s good for your brain, it’s good for glaucoma.” Dr. …

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Ophthalmologist Needed in New York, New York

Details: Health insurance ; Dental insurance; Competitive discounts for vision care ; Employee Assistance Program Discount program (electronics, movies, and more) Transit Pre-Tax Program Flexible Spending Accounts (for health care and dependent care) Supplemental insurance plans (i.e. life insurance, disability, medical gap, accident insurance, cancer

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Tips for Eye Health in Adults 40 to 65

Details: Keep Systemic Health Problems in Check. Midlife is usually when systemic health problems like high blood pressure and diabetes may be diagnosed or become more problematic. These diseases can also affect eye health. In fact, one warning sign of both high blood pressure and diabetes is when you notice your ability to see clearly changes often.

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Your Eyes Could Be the Windows to Your Health

Details: A potential stroke is just one of the health conditions that might be visible in the eyes, which are not only the windows to our soul, but also to our body's overall health. Diabetes , high blood pressure, autoimmune diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and cancers are among the illnesses that can be detected during an eye exam.

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Eye Health Videos to Embed and Share

Details: Eye Health Videos to Embed and Share EyeSmart has a large collection of videos available in both English and Spanish on our YouTube channel . You may embed any EyeSmart video on your own practice website using the embed code provided by YouTube on the video's page.

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Eye Health Observances

Details: Eye Health Observances Each month, the Academy recognizes one or more observances dedicated to raising awareness about important eye health topics. If you would like to receive materials to help your outlet or organization promote these observances, contact the public relations department at [email protected]aao.org .

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4 Ways COVID Leaves Its Mark on the Eye

Details: To protect your eyes and your overall health, be sure to wear a face mask around other people, wash and sanitize your hands frequently and get vaccinated against COVID-19. The potential complications of the disease far outweigh any complications …

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Tips and Prevention

Details: Learn about appropriate vision screening and healthy eye habits to ensure a lifetime of eye health. Adults 40 to 65 Middle age is a time when symptoms of many eye diseases may begin to emerge — and when other diseases can develop without any symptoms at all.

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Promotional Materials for Eye Health Observances

Details: Promotional Materials for Eye Health Observances. Each month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology focuses its national public education and eye health awareness efforts on one or more topics. See the Academy's calendar of monthly eye health observances. It also encourages ophthalmic societies and other health care providers to support these

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What Is a Headache

Details: May. 18, 2021. “Headache” is a term used to describe pain in any part of your head. It is one of the most common health complaints. Most of the time, headaches are not serious. They are often triggered by things like stress, certain foods, alcohol or being tired. Sometimes, though, headaches can be a symptom of eye problems.

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Nearsightedness is a Public Health Crisis

Details: Nearsightedness is a Public Health Crisis. Coalition of vision groups to hold briefing to educate legislators on increasing incidence of myopia and associated cost burden. Washington, D.C. — Nearsightedness has risen dramatically over the last 50 years. If nothing is done to help slow the increase, half the world’s population may be

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Eye Health During COVID-19

Details: Eye Health During COVID-19 Here’s how to protect your health—and your eyes—while sheltering in place at home Turn to the Academy’s collection of EyeSmart articles for the latest information about coronavirus and your eyes, advice for patients and tips for staying healthy at home.

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Vitamins for AMD

Details: People who have a certain form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may benefit from a specific mix of vitamins and minerals. Taking these nutritional supplements might help slow this eye disease. About 8 out of 10 people with AMD have the dry form.

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Academy Member Benefits

Details: International Member-in-Training. Member-in-Training. Benefits of Academy Membership. Annual Dues Amount. $995 USD. Ophthalmology ® and Journal Gateway. Get a $500 discount on Open Access fees for each accepted paper you publish in the Academy’s first Open Access journal. ($2000 for Academy members and $2500 for nonmembers) .

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Eye Health Tips for College Students

Details: College students often have a lot on their plates. But a busy academic life is no excuse to take shortcuts with eye health. Many potential eye problems can strike anyone, and college students and other young adults should be especially careful about a few things related to their vision.

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Tackling Health Care Disparities

Details: Evidence of social and health inequities to consider: Median household assets. In 2011, these figures were $110,500 for White, $7,683 for Hispanic, and $6,314 for Black households. 1. Unemployment. In March 2020, the unemployment rate was 6.8% among Blacks, 6% …

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Impact of Race and Inequities in Eye and Health Care

Details: Data source: US Census Bureau National Health Interview Survey; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS). While racial predilection to eye disease may impact prevalence, with glaucoma as an example, access to care is an issue of major concern with regard to populations of color. Among the

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How the COVID-19 Lockdown Changed Children's Eyes

Details: Pediatric ophthalmologist David Epley, MD, prioritizes three things when he talks to parents about optimizing kids’ eye health during the pandemic: Use bigger screens and position them farther away from children's eyes. A monitor placed at arm’s length from the head is better than a phone or tablet held close to the face.

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Provider Relief Fund: Physicians and COVID-19 Grants

Details: HHS Provider Relief Fund payments are considered gross income and are taxable, according to federal guidance. The Department of Health and Human Services on April 10 began distributing $30 billion in funds from the new $100 billion Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund created by the CARES Act. Another $20 billion began going out to

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Healthy Eyes, Healthy Body™

Details: Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians each play an important role in eye health. Here's a quick look at these eye care providers: Ophthalmologist. An ophthalmologist — Eye M.D. — is a medical or osteopathic doctor who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who have completed college and at least

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20 Things to Know About Children's Eyes and Vision

Details: As children grow, their eyes change quickly. Careful attention to a child's eye health can help catch problems early, while their eyes are still developing.For 2020: Year of the Eye, the American Academy of Ophthalmology presents 20 important things to know about kids’ eyes.Here's what to know, and a few eye problems parents should never ignore.

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Veterans Health Administration Federal Supremacy Project

Details: The VHA is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, employing over 14,000 physicians and providing care to over 9 million veterans. In November 2020, the VA issued an interim final rule that asserted the VA’s authority to implement standards of health care professional practice across all VA medical facilities as it

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Eye Health Infographics

Details: Eye Health Infographics To help the public better understand the importance of protecting their eyes and the effect eye diseases and conditions can have on their lives, the Academy has developed the following infographics. If you are interested in using these images, please

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How To Use Cosmetics Safely Around Your Eyes

Details: Before applying makeup, be sure your face and eyelids are very clean. Always apply makeup outside the lash line, away from the eye, to avoid blocking the oil glands of the upper or lower eyelid. These glands secrete oil that protects the eye’s surface. Never apply makeup while in a moving vehicle. If your lashes are clumped together by

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Celebrate the Interdependence of the Health Care Team

Details: Health care teams come in a variety of settings, from small, office-based teams of a clinician with one or two assistants to a hospital-based team with a dozen members. But the basic concept is the same: a team of healthcare professionals who work to the top of their license to accomplish the shared goal of taking care of patients.

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Coding for Phone Calls, Internet and Telehealth

Details: Telemedicine has been available in some form since 2017. During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), both federal and commercial payers have added waivers to expand coverage. Each payer will have their own end date. CMS has extended their end date, on a quarterly basis, until to Dec. 31, 2021. What You Need to Know:

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Is Calcium Good for People with Age-Related Macular

Details: Patients should continue any current calcium supplements or diet health plans. “Habits that are good for our overall health are good for the eyes, too. That means people who are eating nutrient-rich diets, exercising, and not smoking are less likely to develop diseases, including AMD.”

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New Treatments for Retinitis Pigmentosa

Details: The faulty protein becomes toxic to the retina over time. The new treatment, QR-1123, is delivered by an eye injection and prevents the faulty protein from being made. This allows the normal version of the protein to rule the retina again. This therapy is currently being studied in a …

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Nutrition in the Fight Against Eye Disease

Details: Good nutrition could well be our best bargain in health care. Retina: Evolutionary Effects. The retina is the most metabolically active tissue in the body. It has the highest demand for oxygen and gets nearly constant exposure to light. This creates high vulnerability to light-initiated oxidative damage. Fortunately, our eyes evolved to be

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Local Coverage Article for Bevacizumab (e.g., Avastin

Details: consent of AHA.” Health Forum reserves the right to change the copyright notice from time to time upon written notice to Company. 10/01/2015 Revision Effective Date 11/01/2017 Revision Ending Date N/A Retirement Date N/A • Used in combination with 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy as first-line or second-line therapy.

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Early Signs of Heart Disease Appear in the Eyes

Details: Eye scans can detect signs of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other underlying health conditions. How eye exams can detect heart disease. The eye is the only place in the body where a doctor can see the live action of blood vessels, nerves and connecting tissue without relying on an invasive procedure.

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Eye Health Screening Apps May Signal Need for Eye Exam

Details: The COVID-19 pandemic caused a surge in telemedicine appointments — and some patients skipped eye care visits altogether. In-person appointments are now safe, thanks to strict hygiene and disinfection procedures that protect patients from the coronavirus.But many people are still avoiding eye exams. Between visits to the eye doctor, some patients are turning to eye health apps.

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Ask an Ophthalmologist Questions by Topic Category

Details: Children's Eye Health Conditions Conjunctivitis-Pink Eye Cosmetic Surgery Coronavirus Contacts and Glasses Diabetic Retinopathy Diseases Double Vision Dry Eye Eye Exams Floaters and Flashes General Eye Health Glasses, Contacts and Vision Correction

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The Heart and the Eye: Seeing the Links

Details: But ophthalmologists can play a significant role in safeguarding a patient’s overall health, the experts said. Spot the earliest signs. Ophthalmologists may be the first to see warning signs, such as retinal refractile deposits that cause no symptoms but indicate a …

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People With Glaucoma Are Likely to Have Other Serious

Details: A medical records review of more than 75,000 people with glaucoma showed that they were more likely to also have other serious illnesses than people who did not have glaucoma. The most prevalent illnesses were high blood pressure, diabetes, ulcers and/or liver disease.Records of about 230,000 people who did not have glaucoma were reviewed for comparison in this nationwide study in …

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