Practice Management

Prepare Employees for Myopia Visit Increase

To keep up with demand, researchers recommend upskilling current employees and tools to reduce chair time.
06/24/2022

Adding Lasers to Your Practice

Learn how you and your staff can prepare to incorporate this service when your state adds it to the clinical scope.
06/15/2022

Bringing Incisions and Injections to Your Clinic

This article—the first of a four-part series on optometric scope expansion—discusses how to incorporate these services into your practice flow.
05/15/2022

Spruce Up Your Practice

Focus on new additions that can set you up for further success.
02/15/2022

The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Optometry

Biologic factors combined with social patterns create distinct patterns in how eye diseases manifest. Though not foolproof, these give us at least a sense of a patient’s elevated risk for certain conditions.
01/15/2022

Connecting Across Cultures: How to Reach Out to Hispanics

This burgeoning group offers an ideal example of the need to develop “cultural competence” in the clinic. Other distinct communities are profiled here as well.
01/15/2022

Breaking Down Barriers: The Black Experience in Optometry

How to establish trust and provide effective communication to create a stronger connection between optometrists and the Black community.
01/15/2022

Evaluating Patients with Neurodevelopmental Conditions

Learn how to modify your practice and clinical approach to best manage this population.
01/15/2022

How to Offer Inclusive Care for LGBTQ+ Patients

Recognize inherent biases in practices and implement more supportive behavior to interact with members of this community respectfully.
01/15/2022

How to Defuse a Difficult Patient

Whatever the trigger, take a deep breath and adopt an empathetic approach to calm the situation.
01/15/2022

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here

December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here

December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here