Outlook

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.
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

Legislation With Vision

Both chambers of Congress are advocating expansion of Medicare to include eye care services. Let’s support it.
07/15/2021

Profit and Loss

Who wins and who loses as optometrists choose employment over entrepreneurship?
06/15/2021

The Force Awakens

In-person conferences are coming back, slowly and fitfully, but with momentum and goodwill on their side.
05/15/2021

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.
04/15/2021