Technology

At the Crossroads of Technology and Tradition

Tried-and-true retinal exam techniques are still relevant, even with the inclusion of ever-more precise gizmos.
09/15/2019

Familiarize Yourself with Point-of-care Tools for Dry Eye

A plethora of new tools are rewriting the anterior segment disease monitoring protocol.
11/20/2018

The Dilated Exam in the Age of Ultra-widefield Imaging

The technology’s pros and cons have made it a hot topic in recent years. Here’s where it currently stands in clinical practice.
11/20/2018

Will Remote Refraction Tarnish Telemedicine?

Competitive efforts risk alienating ODs from a new mode of care that holds much potential for good.
10/15/2018

Your Phoropter on Steroids?

High-tech refraction systems tout greater accuracy, comfort and time savings. Skeptics ask if such gains justify choosing this over other practice-enhancing investments.
09/15/2017

Downsize Your Technology to Enhance Your Practice

Here’s a look at the many handheld devices that can provide significant benefits for your practice.
09/15/2017

How Early Diagnosis Can Improve AMD Outcomes

Functional tests are giving optometrists the ability to diagnose earlier and more precisely than ever.
09/15/2017

Modernize Your Exam of Glaucoma Patients and Suspects

Additional testing can help you customize your glaucoma workup.
09/15/2017

Will You Be Prescribing Google Glasses?

Patients wearing this futuristic device and other “augmented reality” glasses will be showing up in your offices soon. Should you plug in to this technology?
08/15/2013

Smarten Up Your EyePhone

Here are 16 eye care apps to supercharge your smart phone or tablet into an optometric dynamo.
03/15/2012

Upcoming Events

November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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