Focus on Refraction

Look at the Bigger Picture

It could benefit both you and your patients if you approach each condition you diagnose as if it were a spectrum.
02/15/2020

Out of Our Depth

Beware binocular vision testing that overestimates stereopsis, concealing a visual disorder capable of correction.
12/15/2019

Putting Add Power to the Test

Learn more about the monocular estimation method and the fused cross-cylinder test to help manage your binocular vision patients.
10/15/2019

How Much is Too Much?

Many patients are over-plussed at near. With these simple strategies, you can learn how to avoid this.
08/15/2019

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

Upcoming Events

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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May 29-31, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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