Patient Care

5 Patients Who Need UV Protection and Why

Taking a thorough patient history is the first step in formulating personalized recommendations for UV protection.
03/15/2014

What To Do With ‘New’ Presbyopes

What happens when patients realize they have ‘short arm syndrome’—and what can you do for them?
02/15/2012

More Than Meets the Eye

O.D.s can offer patients even more than clear vision and healthy eyes by discussing lifestyle changes to achieve whole-body health.
03/04/2011

Current Therapeutic Approaches to Blepharitis Management

Don't rush your diagnosis or treatment plan when you suspect your patient suffers from this exceedingly common condition.
03/03/2011

How Often Do You Dilate?

Fewer than two-thirds of adults with diabetes get an annual dilated eye exam. By that measure, many patients aren’t dilated often enough.
11/08/2010

Off-Label: Technically Unproven, But Not Out of Bounds

Optometrists routinely prescribe myriad drugs off-label—just be sure you are following the proper standard of care.
09/19/2010

Complementary and Alternative Therapy for Glaucoma

Green tea and ginkgo biloba for glaucoma? Sleeping upright to bring down IOP? Learn what your patients may be using to treat their glaucoma.
04/16/2010

The Ciliary Body and Refractive Error: Unanswered Questions

The ciliary body is not the same for all patients, including children.
02/17/2010

Prevent Diabetes for Life

Optometrists focus on ocular complications of diabetes. But, we can do more for these patients.
01/15/2010

Refractive Surgery: For the People

Inspiration comes from unlikely sources when learning how to manage patients through a refractive procedure.
01/15/2010

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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March 21, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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March 22, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Houston
Location: The Whitehall Houston
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approval pending, TOB approval pending)

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