Outlook

Introduction to the issue and commentary on recent trends in the profession. By Jack Persico, Editor-in-Chief

All Over the Map

Optometric scope of practice remains a patchwork of laws that change the parameters of care haphazardly from state to state.
05/15/2022

Upstairs, Downstairs

The medical/optical dichotomy of optometry was on display once again at Vision Expo East.
04/15/2022

You May Fire When Ready

Virginia’s new laser law offers optometrists an important new opportunity—and a test.
03/15/2022

There They Go Again

The anti-optometry lobby is repeating the same old tired arguments that the public never falls for.
02/15/2022

This Time, It’s Personal

A look at the many ways your patient’s life experiences matter inside the clinic, too.
01/15/2022

Back to Where You Once Belonged

The pandemic took its toll, financially and in countless other ways, but the profession is rebounding.
12/15/2021

Good Vibrations

Patients experience your office environment before (and after) they see you. Use it to create a great first impression.
11/15/2021

The Spirit of ’71

That year, legislation and innovation gave optometry a broader clinical mandate and soft contact lenses. How are both faring today?
10/15/2021

Color in Black and White

An AMA editorial aims to clarify how race and ethnicity are discussed in journal articles—and the medical profession broadly.
09/15/2021

Appetite for Disruption

Changes are coming in contact lenses, presbyopia correction, drug delivery and more. Are you ready?
08/15/2021

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2022

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
7:00–8:00pm EST

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June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

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