Refraction

Clinical Refraction Tips and Tricks

Here’s what I’ve learned through years of hands-on experience.
01/15/2020

Perfecting Prism

Don’t back down from this life-changing treatment. Here’s where to start.
08/15/2019

Going Old School: A Refresher on Retinoscopy

Refracting without an autorefractor or a phoropter has its advantages for some patients. Brush up on your skills with these case examples.
05/15/2017

When the Retinoscope Ruled

The earliest optometrists didn’t need much more than this essential handheld instrument, an eye chart and an inquisitive mind.
07/21/2016

Spectacle Dispensing: How Do You Solve These Tough Refraction Challenges?

Patients who wear rigid gas permeables, are diagnosed with diabetes or are in need of prism can be some of the most difficult to fit with spectacles. These tips can help you succeed with hard-to-refract cases.
05/15/2016

Sharpen your Subjective Refraction Technique

Minimize chair time, avoid frustration and help patients see better with this standardized protocol.
01/15/2016

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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