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DIGITALIZATION IN OPHTHALMOLOGY: REDUCING HEALTH CARE COSTS

It is predicted that, by 2030, 154 million people 65 years and older will live in the European Union. In 2014, this group of individuals represented 14.5% of the EU population; by 2040, it will grow to 21.7%.1

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THE PITFALLS OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media are increasingly implemented by organizations as tools for communication and education. It is important that we develop an understanding of how they enable and constrain the communicative activities through which information transfer is accomplished because it is these dynamics that constitute and perpetuate interest in our ophthalmic businesses.

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A SNAPSHOT OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY IN EUROPE

The prevalence of myopia is rising, and, in some parts of the world, this rise can only be described as dramatic.1 For example, in many East Asian countries, the prevalence of myopia reaches 70% or more. Further, in the United States, the prevalence of myopia has doubled during the past 30 years, and the prevalence […]

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