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

This Time, It’s Personal

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

Back to Where You Once Belonged

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

Good Vibrations

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

The Spirit of ’71

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

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.

Appetite for Disruption

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

Legislation With Vision

Both chambers of Congress are advocating expansion of Medicare to include eye care services. Let’s support it.

Profit and Loss

Who wins and who loses as optometrists choose employment over entrepreneurship?

The Force Awakens

In-person conferences are coming back, slowly and fitfully, but with momentum and goodwill on their side.

A Case of Nerves

ODs may hesitate to embrace neuro-ophthalmic cases, but you can be an essential player in care without shouldering it all.