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“Breakfast With Tiffany” — Join Miss United States For Nanodropper’s Women’s Eye Health Event

“Breakfast With Tiffany” — Join Miss United States For Nanodropper’s Women’s Eye Health Event

Did you know 2 out of every 3 people on Earth living with blindness or vision problems are women?

Many women (and men) resist the urge to get glasses or address their vision problems, especially those who work in public-facing industries like fashion, acting, or beauty.

Nanodropper is teaming up with none other than the reigning Miss United States, Tiffany Rea, to raise awareness for Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and help raise money for Prevent Blindness.

The What’s What of Dry Eye Drops

The What’s What of Dry Eye Drops

Do you have scratchy or itchy eyes? Does the sun or bright light make your eyes extra sensitive? Are you thinking about switching to glasses because contacts have become uncomfortable? You may have chalked up your eye troubles to allergies or changes in the weather. However, persistent eye irritation may be the sign of underlying disease, specifically dry eye.
There are a variety of causes (like allergies, irritation by contact lenses, etc.) and symptom levels to consider when exploring eyedrops to treat your dry eye.

Lowering Eye Medication Costs And Increasing Adherence With Nanodropper

Lowering Eye Medication Costs And Increasing Adherence With Nanodropper

Nanodropper cofounders Mackenzie Andrews (Chief Commercialization Officer) and Dr. Jennifer Steger (Chief Scientific Officer) recently joined the innovative Outcomes Rocket podcast to discuss how the company helps reduce waste and cost of eyedrop treatments while improving access points and eye health. They share what drives their passion for healthcare, and educated listeners on eye medications, medication adherence, and health waste. They also talk about Nanodropper’s upcoming clinical trials and programs they launch to help improve low-income individuals, like the Give the Gift of Vision program.

What’s the Difference Between Being Nearsighted and Farsighted?

What’s the Difference Between Being Nearsighted and Farsighted?

Does nearsighted mean it’s easy to see close up or far away? What’s the difference between these opposite conditions, and what causes these types of vision loss? We’ll give you a hint — there’s a bit of physics involved! Read on to learn more about nearsightedness and farsightedness, and what it could mean for you!

What is Intraocular Pressure (IOP)?

What is Intraocular Pressure (IOP)?

Have you ever noticed your eye doctor talk about IOP at your eye exam? Or perhaps you’ve heard about it from a family member with glaucoma and wondered what they were talking about. Either way, Nanodropper has got you covered! Read on to learn what intraocular pressure is, and why it’s an important measurement for your eye health.

AMD 101: What You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

AMD 101: What You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

When you think of vision loss, do you first think of glaucoma and cataracts? If so, you may be surprised to learn that Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is actually the leading cause of vision loss for people over the age of 65 in the US.

What exactly is AMD? February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about the symptoms, what your eye doctor looks for, and if you are at risk for this disease.

Getting Your Annual Eye Exam? Here’s What to Expect

Getting Your Annual Eye Exam? Here’s What to Expect

Be honest — when was the last time you got your annual eye exam? It seems to be the one part of our health that gets pushed aside more than any other.

“Even if you don’t have vision insurance, annual eye exams are important for early eye disease detection,” says Dr. Thanh Pham, an Optometrist serving the Greater Seattle Area. “In most of the USA, for under $100, you can see your local optometrist for a full ocular examination.”

In this blog, we cover a breakdown of what you should expect at a typical eye exam for that investment — hopefully you’ll agree that it is money well spent!

What Are The Different Types of Glaucoma — And The Warning Signs?

What Are The Different Types of Glaucoma — And The Warning Signs?

Those interested in eye health have probably heard of glaucoma, an eye disease that leads to vision loss. But did you know that there are many different types of glaucoma? And how do you know if you are at risk or have symptoms of this condition? What should you do about it? Whether you are eye health savvy, or are hearing about glaucoma for the first time, read on to learn more!

Is Marijuana a Miracle Drug For Treating Glaucoma?

Is Marijuana a Miracle Drug For Treating Glaucoma?

When people go to the doctor and request a medical marijuana license (in states where it’s legal), glaucoma is one of the most frequently cited reasons. This disease has even compelled the federal government to grant compassionate marijuana use in the past. The popular Weedmaps service has even written about marijuana and its potential treatment of glaucoma!
But is cannabis truly an effective treatment for glaucoma?

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