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Will Myopia be Inherited to the Next Generation?

17th May 2011
Nowadays, myopia is a common eye disease all around the world. What’s more, the incidence is still increasing every year which will have a bad effect on the health of the youngsters. Where does the myopia come from? Will it be inherited to the next genera... Read >
Author: DominicAnderson

Ophthalmoscopy for Flashers & Floaters

14th March 2011
A patient reports flashes & floaters; however the ophthalmologist doesn't find evidence of retinal pathology on routine ophthalmoscopy. Considering this, are we justified in billing for extended ophthalmoscopy (EO)? Answer: If the ophthalmoscopy is a r... Read >
Author: Erin Lang Masercola

92225: How Do You Determine Medical Necessity For Billing Twice?

14th March 2011
Can you shed some light on billing 92225 or 92226 with modifier 50, RT/LT, or two units for a patient following a pseudotumor cerebri in a nursing home? How do you find out medical necessity for billing twice? Both 92225 (ophthalmoscopy, extended, with ... Read >
Author: Erin Lang Masercola

Good And Bad News About Eye Floaters.

21st October 2010
Some good news Some people prefer to hear the good news first so this is why we will start in that way. Firstly if the vitreous humor is pulled off of the back of the eye safely, then it won’t be under pressure and will not interfere with the retina an... Read >
Author: Sender Wollas

Knowledge Concerning the Relation Between Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, and Cataracts

20th April 2010
There are misconceptions among people who believe that one eye problems may aggravates any of other ones, for example, macular degeneration will aggravate glaucoma, or cataracts will aggravate macular degeneration. The fact is that macular degeneration is... Read >
Author: DominicAnderson

Precautions with Aerobic Exercise

23rd November 2009
In aerobic exercise one is required to breathe deeply for an extended period of time. This increases the heart rate and the oxygen levels also get amply replenished. The most important benefit is the cardio-vascular conditioning of the body. As this metho... Read >
Author: Konica Paul

Detached Retinal Surgery Its Various Types

03rd June 2009
To understand how a detached retina surgery can be performed, we need to understand what retinal detachment is. In a layman's language, it is a disorder of the eye where the retina gets separated from its attachment to its underlying tissue within the eye... Read >
Author: daniel.rayfield
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