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Look . . . and See

March 21, 2024 I know you are looking at patients every day, but do you really see them? If you are asking yourself, “How do I get into aesthetics?” This is where you start. If

ocular rosacea

Rosacea and Ocular Health

March 11, 2024 Rosacea is a common skin condition that can affect the patients we encounter every day during a comprehensive eye exam. As more optometrists recognize and treat this chronic condition, it’s important to


So, You Want to Get Into Aesthetics?

February 2, 2024 Every day we see patients and assess their eye health, but where does that assessment actually start? Does it start with their vision, their IOP, the appearance of their fundus? Or does

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The Optometric Male Aesthetic Patient

December 21, 2023 “I’m worried about these wrinkles around my eyes. I’m thinking about buying this cream…” “See this skin tag near my eye? The thing is doc, I tried removing it myself…” “My friends


Evaluating the Eyelids: Enhance Your Expertise

November 2, 2023 The eyelids are getting so much love these days, so here is what you need to know as an eye care professional about how to properly assess eyelids, what can go wrong,

Cosmetics: Conquer Your Conversations with Patients

Cosmetics: Conquer Your Conversations with Patients

August 1, 2023 Cosmetics play an essential role in enhancing our patient’s appearance, increasing self-confidence, and in some cultures, boosting status. From mascara, eyeliner, and shadows to beauty habits such as lash extensions and serums,

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Managing Ocular Rosacea and MGD with Intense Pulsed Light Therapy

July 3, 2023 Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy has been the standard treatment for rosacea, flushing, and facial redness, as well as manifestations of photodamage, including pigmented lesions,1 in dermatology for decades. IPL therapy is

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Blepharoptosis: Don’t Let Your Lids Get You Down

May 9, 2023 Blepharoptosis is one of the most common eyelid conditions. More than 13 million people in the U.S. have low-lying eyelids or blepharoptosis. Approximately one in ten people older than 50 have blepharoptosis

How to Identify an Aesthetics Patient with Presbyopia

Looking Good! How to Identify an Aesthetics Patient

April 11, 2023 “There is just nothing here; everything looks terrible.” That was the exasperation expressed years ago by a patient in my optical trying on frames after her comprehensive eye exam. This was her

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