Pharmaceuticals

Statins and the Eye: What You Might Not Know

These lipid-altering drugs are changing lives for the better, but the optometrist is responsible for monitoring their many impacts—good and bad—on ocular health.
05/15/2020

The Do's & Don'ts of Oral Medication

Understanding when and how to prescribe oral medications will help optometrists provide optimal patient care.
03/15/2020

Modifying Your Glaucoma Regimen: When, Why and How

Managing this disease requires careful consideration of myriad factors. Here’s how you can structure your approach.
03/15/2020

Steroid Wars: New Drugs Challenge Old Habits

Here’s how novel delivery systems and updated formulations may one day overcome the current challenges inherent in topical steroid prescribing.
03/15/2020

Developing a Pain Pill Protocol in Optometry

Now that ODs in most states can prescribe them, learning the nuances of this class of drugs is a must.
09/15/2019

The Changing Landscape of Glaucoma Therapy

The future looks promising with the recent introduction of new treatment options.
03/15/2019

Anti-VEGF: Where Are We Now?

This review looks into the years of research on this versatile class of medications and turns an eye to its future.
03/15/2019

Dry Eye Drugs: New Approaches to an Old Problem

Its multifactoral and variable nature makes DED a challenging condition to manage. These novel therapeutics are here to help.
03/15/2019

Red Eye Roundup

This symptom could be a harbinger of many conditions. Here’s a look at the common causes and what to do about them.
03/15/2019

Myopia Treatments: How to Choose and When to Use?

Effective management in children and young adults may require different interventions. Learn which works best for your case.
01/15/2019

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Location:
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 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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