June 14, 2022
Tennessee and Kentucky are the latest states to enact step therapy reform, joining more than two dozen others in protecting commercially insured patients from the harmful practice. Federal officials, meanwhile, are leaving some seniors vulnerable.
June 2, 2022
By Paul Phelps, MD, FACS - A new drug could restore independence for people with a rare vision condition. For physicians like me, that’s exciting news.
November 18, 2021
Eye bulging, double vision, watery eyes and debilitating eye pain. Any one of these symptoms is reason to visit an eye doctor, but together they could signify thyroid eye disease.
August 26, 2021
Injecting a syringe of an unapproved treatment into a patient’s eyeball would be a nightmare scenario for most ophthalmologists. But that is what many major insurance companies are now suggesting doctors do.
April 27, 2021
When you have a disease nobody has heard of, it’s easy to feel alone. And when insurance companies make it harder for you to access treatment, it can become even more disheartening. I know these feelings all too well.
January 28, 2021
With the nation’s attention riveted on the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs that allow patients to deal with other serious medical conditions are falling by the wayside.
January 5, 2021
From work to school, book clubs to coffee dates, people are online more than ever before.
November 13, 2020
The disease most likely to lead to blindness remains largely unknown to most Americans, a recent study shows.
October 22, 2020
A new study predicts an alarming increase in global vision impairment.
October 8, 2020
More than 2 billion people globally have a vision impairment – nearly half of which could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed.