Focus on Refraction

This mainstay of optometric practice continues to challenge even seasoned ODs Learn how to do better. By Marc B. Taub, OD, MS, and Paul Harris, OD

Out of Our Depth

Beware binocular vision testing that overestimates stereopsis, concealing a visual disorder capable of correction.
12/15/2019

Putting Add Power to the Test

Learn more about the monocular estimation method and the fused cross-cylinder test to help manage your binocular vision patients.
10/15/2019

How Much is Too Much?

Many patients are over-plussed at near. With these simple strategies, you can learn how to avoid this.
08/15/2019

Sizing Up Strabismus

While exotropia isn’t the most common in young patients, here’s how to approach it if it presents.
06/15/2019

Hyperopia: What’s it Good For?

It’s why we can get through each day without experiencing extreme alterations in our vision.
04/15/2019

Beyond the Phoropter

Are glasses always necessary? It takes more than just the numbers to make that call.
02/15/2019

Blast From the Past

A childhood course of VT helped slow myopia progression in this high-risk patient, but inattention to proper spectacle correction brought it back.
12/15/2018

It's a Small World After All

Prolonged near-point tasks shrink a patient’s visual horizon to their immediate surroundings, overtaxing vergence and accommodation.
10/15/2018

Emmetropia isn’t Perfect

Hyperopia is expected at distance. This month, we explore its purpose and why it exists in the visual process.
08/15/2018

Home on the Range

There’s no one ideal refraction. Prescriptions are as diverse as the patients in your chair.
06/15/2018

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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