Focus on Refraction

Sizing Up Strabismus

While exotropia isn’t the most common in young patients, here’s how to approach it if it presents.
06/15/2019

Hyperopia: What’s it Good For?

It’s why we can get through each day without experiencing extreme alterations in our vision.
04/15/2019

Beyond the Phoropter

Are glasses always necessary? It takes more than just the numbers to make that call.
02/15/2019

Blast From the Past

A childhood course of VT helped slow myopia progression in this high-risk patient, but inattention to proper spectacle correction brought it back.
12/15/2018

It's a Small World After All

Prolonged near-point tasks shrink a patient’s visual horizon to their immediate surroundings, overtaxing vergence and accommodation.
10/15/2018

Emmetropia isn’t Perfect

Hyperopia is expected at distance. This month, we explore its purpose and why it exists in the visual process.
08/15/2018

Home on the Range

There’s no one ideal refraction. Prescriptions are as diverse as the patients in your chair.
06/15/2018

Fresnel Prism to the Rescue

Finding the perfect prism can take time and patience, but once it fits, it sticks.
04/15/2018

Hone Your Astigmatic Refraction

Use these tips to refine your skills and perform this task more swiftly.
02/15/2018

Take It to the Limit

In the pursuit of the best visual acuities for our patients, overminusing can do more harm than good—in the long run.
12/15/2017

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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 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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