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Everything you need to know about telemedicine

Everything you need to know about telemedicine

Providing healthcare services through telemedicine enables more freedom to practice when and where you want, but more importantly, improves access to care for patients. Learn more about telemedicine work, including practice laws and reimbursement.

Ophthalmology Specialty Spotlight

When deteriorating nerve cells cause “ringing in the eyes”

In much the same way that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, accompanies hearing loss, a similar phenomenon occurs in people suffering from retinal degeneration. As photoreceptors begin to die, the upsurge in retinoic acid receptors and retinal ganglion cell activity prevents the brain from picking out visual signals. Researchers at the University of California in Berkeley are repurposing various gene and drug therapies in hopes to block the receptors responsible for causing the proverbial “ringing in the eyes.”

Featured Medical Mission

If you’ve been searching for a way to give back, consider medical missions work. We make it easy for you to find a trip that fits your needs through our MedicalMissions.org website. Registration is free for medical volunteers and for organizations who are recruiting healthcare personnel.

Check out this issue’s featured mission trip to the Dominican Republic, sponsored by International Medical Relief.

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LocumTenens.com has over 150 Ophthalmology opportunities open on our website now. Search jobs to find the right fit for you.

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