Outlook

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

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

Changing the Culture

OD-MD cooperation succeeds when there’s mutual trust and respect. Expect it—but earn it, too.
03/15/2021

Can’t Get There From Here

New grads who want to practice full-scope care may find no easy path available, with patients suffering collateral damage.
02/15/2021

The Pricing Problem

There will always be someone willing to charge less than you. Emphasize quality and personalized attention instead.
01/15/2021

Subject to Change

Optometry’s response to the pandemic showcases its strengths, and maybe its future.
12/15/2020

Caveat Emptor

Another online seller pushes convenience over quality.
11/15/2020

Winds of Change

Numerous trends in optometry are reaching an inflection point. Will they disrupt, or just distract?
10/15/2020

Abort, Retry, Fail?

Telehealth isn’t exactly a rousing success yet in optometry. Will it ever be?
09/15/2020

Dueling Pandemics

Will COVID-driven changes in behavior accelerate myopia development?
08/15/2020

A Bitter Pill

Taking the profit out of contact lens sales looks to be devastating. But could it also be liberating?
07/15/2020

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May 13, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
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May 18, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
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Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
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June 9, 2021

What's Next in Glaucoma Diagnostics?
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Speakers: Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO and Anu Laul, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO
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