Vision Care

Disparities in Eye Care Found Among North American Natives

This patient population was found to have higher ophthalmic claim rates, yet lower service levels, than non-Hispanic whites.
12/31/2021

Racial, Ethnic Minorities Report Feeling Less Respected

Surveyed patients indicated this was the case 23% of the time.
12/20/2021

Needs of Visually Impaired are Unmet in Clinics

Fewer than 10% of physicians nationwide provide basic accommodations for patients with significant visual limitations, survey finds.
12/20/2021

Letters to the Editor

Feedback and ideas from the optometric community.
09/15/2021

Gender, Race and Socioeconomics Factor into Eyecare Demand

Adding another ophthalmologist to a region in service didn’t translate into more office visits.
04/30/2021

Prescribing For Young Children

Follow these guidelines to ensure your prescriptions are well suited for this demographic.
04/15/2020

A COVID-19 Pandemic Transition In Action

Optometrists at Emory Eye Center are on the frontlines, caring for patients through hospital consults and urgent clinic visits.
04/14/2020

A Peek at the Pinhole

This simple test can quickly categorize a patient’s reduced vision as either refractive or pathological. Here’s what else it can do.
03/15/2020

Clinical Refraction Tips and Tricks

Here’s what I’ve learned through years of hands-on experience.
01/15/2020

The Year of Refraction

Innovative management approaches are in your office now or on the way.
01/15/2020

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