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Study: Asking what’s up can help align doctors and patients

August 14, 2018

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Understanding MGD

August 13, 2018

Today, the diagnosis and management of meibomian gland dysfunction is revolutionizing how doctors of optometry treat dry eye disease. Read More >

Opternative’s ‘doctor locator’ draws questions

August 9, 2018

Doctors continue to object to information being listed on Opternative website. Read More >

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