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Jaclyn Garlich

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Dr. Garlich graduated from the New England College of Optometry in 2010 and completed a residency in primary care and ocular disease at the St. Louis VA. In 2013, she developed an optometry clinical reference mobile app available in the iTunes store. In 2016, she founded 20/20 Glance, a weekly optometry newsletter that gives a rundown on clinically relevant optometry news in an easy to digest format.

Glucosamine supplements may increase IOP.

A study published in Eye investigated the link between oral glucosamine and increased IOP. What's the theory behind the IOP increase? Glucosamine (widely used for osteoarthritis treatment) is found in the corneal stroma...

What your patient might ask you…

Can you fill out this form for me?  Sure, add it to the pile. A new study found that "for every hour physicians were seeing patients, they...

Alcon ends UPP effective immediately.

Why? In 2015, Utah passed the Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act to basically stop UPP.  Alcon fought it (along with Vistakon and B&L) claiming it violated the Commerce...

Risk factors for dry eye progression include sleep apnea, PTSD and...

A study conducted at Miami Veterans Affairs Hospital assessed 120 veterans who had a wide variety of dry eye symptoms, ranging from none to severe.  Dry eye questionnaires were...