Outlook

Introduction to the issue and commentary on recent trends in the profession. By Jack Persico, Editor-in-Chief

Caveat Emptor

Another online seller pushes convenience over quality.
11/15/2020

Winds of Change

Numerous trends in optometry are reaching an inflection point. Will they disrupt, or just distract?
10/15/2020

Abort, Retry, Fail?

Telehealth isn’t exactly a rousing success yet in optometry. Will it ever be?
09/15/2020

Dueling Pandemics

Will COVID-driven changes in behavior accelerate myopia development?
08/15/2020

A Bitter Pill

Taking the profit out of contact lens sales looks to be devastating. But could it also be liberating?
07/15/2020

Prescription Change

Optometric education has caught up with our annual drug guide, so it’s evolving to meet the needs of today.
06/15/2020

Adapt and Overcome

The work of re-engaging with patients while maintaining healthy boundaries is remaking the optometric practice.
05/15/2020

The Best Laid Plans

We’re having a very different year than we expected, but discarding old routines might allow better ones to emerge.
04/15/2020

Screening Measures

A meta-analysis challenges the belief that digital devices turbocharge myopia. But that doesn’t let kids off the hook.
03/15/2020

Something or Nothing?

Tech may be aiming to take over disease screenings, but artificial intelligence is no match for the human kind.
02/15/2020

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