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Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) has grown in importance to optometric patient care. One OD shares her experience of moving from quarterly use of a rented device to purchasing an OCT for her small private practice...
Helping astigmatic patients see more clearly can an exciting part of fitting contact lenses. There is significant value to the patient and to the practice in correcting low astigmatic patients.
As we begin the holiday season, we pause for a moment of gratitude.
Delusional parasitosis or Ekbom’s syndrome is a patient’s mistaken belief that he is infested by parasites such as mites, lice, fleas, spiders, worms, bacteria, or other organisms. Scott Schachter, OD, discusses the challenges ODs...
Since its FDA clearance, the significant potential of OCTA has been emphasized.
Not many of us would rate the 6 a.m. breakfast hour CE at an optometric conference as a favorite or must-do experience. But you haven't been to a class by Danielle Richardson, OD.
Neuroimaging can help ODs better treat patients with possible tumor, vascular disorder, or demyelinating disease. CT scans are used for bone fractures and vascular disorders as well as orbital and pituitary tumors. MRIs are best...
We asked industry experts for their top suggestions to colleagues on how to best manage allergy.
Every summer I think about the most recent brigade of freshly minted ODs who have survived four years of optometric boot camp and a challenging gauntlet of National Board Exams. I picture students charging forth across the “no-man’s...
I foresee every dry eye script I write to be “changed” to generic cyclosporine. This means optometrists will be straddled with more burdensome prior authorizations and delays for the patients.
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How tear osmolarity affects lens wear

Considering that many CL patients are desensitized, it is critical we not only monitor their tear film and ocular surface ...

Work with patients to combat contact lens obsolescence
Clinical findings supported by new OCTA technology
OCTA: Future Is bright, fast, and wide in ROP
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Separate emotion when addressing conflict
Separate emotion when addressing conflict

I've been witness of late to a lot of workplace conflict. It is my nature to avoid conflict. I'm certain it’s because I ...

Perspective changes after my cataract surgery

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