Clinical Care

Five Cases You Shouldn't Refer

Don’t be afraid to keep these patients in your practice; you have the skillset and scope of practice to help them.
05/15/2020

Beat These Modern Day Prescribing Challenges

Today’s optometrists face difficult Rx decisions—from managing pregnant patients to deciding whether a generic can be substituted for a brand.
04/15/2015

Is This Big Vessel a Big Problem?

Our patient presented with evidence of a congenital retinal macrovessel. How significant is this finding, and how should he be managed?
12/15/2014

A Day in the Life of IOP

It waxes, wanes and often spikes, creating patterns that currently go undetected. Can 24-hour monitoring devices reveal its secrets?
12/15/2014

Scleritis: When a Red Eye Raises a Red Flag

This painful inflammation is often an indicator of more serious health concerns.
07/15/2014

Focus on Femto

Surgeons have successfully performed manual cataract surgery for decades—and it’s covered. So, is the femtosecond laser a white knight or a white elephant?
06/15/2014

Tune Up Your Exam Lane

A miscalibrated tonometer will change your IOP readings. And a mere alcohol wipe isn’t enough to properly disinfect a tonometer tip. Here are some quick fixes.
06/15/2014

Can We Catch AMD Sooner?

Here’s the latest on the developments to more effectively detect both structural and functional changes caused by the disease.
06/15/2014

Arrested Development: How to Put the Brakes on AMD

Early identification and targeted therapies might allow us to break the link between the disease’s dry and wet forms.
06/15/2014

AMD Therapy: Battling the Burden

An update on the retina world’s quest to reduce anti-VEGF injection frequency while maintaining positive visual outcomes.
06/15/2014

Upcoming Events

October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST | 8:00am-12:15pm PST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

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October 6, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Nancy Holekamp, MD and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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