Outlook

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

Promises Worth Keeping

Let’s get to work making good on your commitments to patients and opportunities for growth.
01/15/2020

Marriage Story

Combining vision and health, like any good relationship, strengthened each. A detractor wants to split them up.
12/15/2019

A Tale of Two Academies

Dueling conferences present optometry as both savior and pariah. Neither paints a complete picture.
11/15/2019

Bad Optics

The easiest way to help almost a billion people is simply to give them a pair of glasses. But that’s only the start.
10/15/2019

A Recipe for Behavior Change

A cautionary tale about diet and the eye might convince patients to accept personal responsibility.
09/15/2019

Breaking Down Barriers

There’s nothing special about multifocal and toric contact lenses. And that’s a good thing.
08/15/2019

Optometry on Trial—Again

The public may get to make the call on a contested scope expansion bill. Will it be another PR nightmare?
07/15/2019

Losing Patience… and Patients

To make a dent in the diabetes epidemic, you need to tackle sensitive topics head-on.
06/15/2019

The Unkindest Cut

A leading surgical society uses its antipathy toward optometry as a selling point, limiting its own prospects.
05/15/2019

Regaining Vision

Helping people see clearly is in optometry’s DNA. What can we do to make it more central to your day?
04/15/2019

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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