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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.

Weekly social media roundup.

Snapchat isn't just for voice changing deer filters anymore. One surgeon used his new Snapchat Spectacles to livestream a hernia repair.  The video shows the surgery from beginning to end...

What your patient might ask you…

Did you hear there is way to detect glaucoma earlier? Researchers at the University of Rochester have been working on that. When we use OCT to...

Two drugs announced positive phase three results last week.

1.  Dextenza - some results were released back in November (20/20 Glance recap here) but they recently announced they also met their secondary endpoint. What is Dextenza? It's a dexamethasone...

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...