Essential Procedures

Zoom in on Gonioscopy

Studies show too few doctors perform this simple and valuable procedure.
09/21/2016

Plug the Drain with Lacrimal Occlusion

Keep dry eye patients flowing into your office with this time-honored technique.
06/15/2016

Breaking Down Barriers: Iridotomy in Optometric Practice

Progressive states allow it, and others are likely to follow. Here’s how it’s done.
05/15/2016

Collecting a Corneal Culture

When guesses and hunches won’t do, get the facts.
04/15/2016

Scoring an A+ on a B-Scan

Master the art of ultrasound imaging.
03/15/2016

Learn to Burp Corneal Wounds Without a Hiccup

Lower IOP for postoperative cataract patients with this elegant technique.
02/15/2016

Get Laser Focused on the Appropriate Glaucoma Treatment

SLT—once the exclusive domain of ophthalmology—is becoming a first-line treatment as states allow optometrists to perform it.
01/15/2016

‘Capping Off’ Cataract Surgery

Posterior capsular opacification is the most common complication of cataract surgery. Here’s how this quick and effective procedure is performed.
06/15/2015

How to Impress (and Express) Your Patients

Want to express meibomian glands like a pro? Here’s a step-by-step tutorial.
05/15/2015

Perform ASP and DBD for Stubborn RCE

If anterior stromal puncture doesn’t do the job for recalcitrant recurrent corneal erosion, here’s a more aggressive option.
04/15/2015

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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