The week in numbers.

1000 – the number of Raindrop Near Vision Inlay procedures done since it’s launch in August 2016.

22 – the number of patients that received intravitreal injections with a contaminated vial of Avastin.  Eight ended up needing a vitrectomy.

4 – the estimated number of months before Zeiss launches their version of the Optos.

3 – the number of new genetic loci links discovered in Fuchs corneal dystrophy, bringing the grand total to 4.

1 – where the US ranks in the list of best countries to practice optometry.  Full top 7 list here.

Jaclyn Garlich
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.

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