Season 1, Episode 5

Doctors of Optometry – Your Eyes: A Window to Your Overall Health

May 25, 2021 | Beyond 20/20

 A discussion about the role that eyecare plays in overall health care and patient wellness. Family physician Dr. Brandon Webb explains how medical data gained from eye exams helps detect and manage a variety of health conditions and how the coordination of care between healthcare providers can help reduce health care costs.  Dr. Webb discusses why vision and eye health are important to patients’ quality of life and quantity of life.

Episode 5 – “Your Eyes: A Window to Your Overall Health”—A discussion about the role that eyecare plays in overall health care and patient wellness. Family physician Dr. Brandon Webb explains how medical data gained from eye exams helps detect and manage a variety of health conditions and how the coordination of care between healthcare providers can help reduce health care costs.  Dr. Webb discusses why vision and eye health are important to patients’ quality of life and quantity of life.

Host & Guests

Dr. Andrew Bateman, past president, Nebraska Optometric Association

Cheryl Chapman, OD, Director, American Academy of Orthokeratology & Myopia Control

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