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Two weeks ago the optometric profession heard the shocking news that Professor Brien Holden, PhD, DSc, OAM, had passed away suddenly. Brien was larger than life, and I’m sure I wasn’t alone in thinking that such an event wouldn’t be...
In the Vision Therapy & Rehabilitation Service at Southern College of Optometry, there is no one way to perform vision therapy; this list and the previous are reflective of that point.
What would be the response if I told you that prescribing an allergy medication outright was a bandage or knee-jerk approach? Now, before everyone comes after me with pitchforks, hear me out.
Is one of these tweets from one of your patients? Check out what patients are tweeting about their eye doctor visits. (Hint: They really don't like NCT.)
Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) was first described in 1974. It results from non-perfusion of the posterior ciliary blood supply to the optic nerve head.
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A new cosmetic sihy contact lens has been recently released by Alcon (Air Optix Colors), which is manufactured with lotrafilcon B and has an oxygen permeability (Dk) of 110.
Congratulations to you, your loved ones, professors, and especially your bankers and lenders. Welcome to the jungle. There are some laws in here you need to know about.
A 28-year-old white male presented with the complaint of a scratched right eye. He reported that earlier that day, he had been working on a construction project and was hammering a piece of plastic when the plastic splintered and hit...
A recent study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, found that exposure to cats and cockroaches may increase the risk for glaucoma, while contact with dogs could help guard against the disease.

Case Reports
Managing a partial-thickness laceration
Managing a partial-thickness laceration

A 28-year-old white male presented with the complaint of a scratched right eye. He reported that earlier that day, he had ...

Experiencing retinal detachment as an OD
Why I work on Saturdays
Is an optometric education cost-effective?

Opinion
The power of and

Many of our patients have become accustomed to the usual and customary. Most patients know what to expect when they ...

The doctor becomes the patient
Optometry’s future is in good hands
OMD resident attacks ODs in blog—ODs respond

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