Today, many doctors are experiencing practice consolidation as smaller practices merge with larger ones. Despite this trend, there are still many optometry practices with single owners and only one or two doctors on staff. For the private practice owner focused on growing and thriving in today’s competitive market, taking advantage of new ideas in medicine, […]
Going to the dentist doesn’t evoke warm and fuzzy feelings. Especially when it comes to wisdom tooth extraction. However, new research from the University of Pittsburgh shows that stem cells from dental pulp can be transformed into corneal cells. The research was published in the journal STEM CELLS Translational Medicine is good news for those […]
Discovery by UPenn Team Gives Insight into Blinding Retinal Diseases and Hope for Better Understanding and Treatment of Macular Degeneration.
In humans, the fovea, in the center of the retina, is critically important to viewing fine details. According to new research, although some animals have a similar feature in their eyes, researchers believed the fovea was unique to primates — until now. University of Pennsylvania vision scientists report that dogs, too, have an area of their […]