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Scott Schachter, OD
Dr. Schachter specializes in ocular surface disease and serves as a Vision Source administrator for central California coast. He serves on the advisory board for Allergan, BlephEx, Sun Pharma, and ScienceBased Health, and he is a speaker for Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, and BioTissue. Dr. Schachter has at his house three dogs, a 100-pound tortoise, an aviary, alpaca, llama, cat, and 12 chickens.
Dry eye workshops assist ODs with protocol
Scott Schachter, OD, discusses how the Dry Eye WorkShop (DEWS I) and upcoming DEWS II announcement at ARVO in May can help ODs form an effective dry eye protocol at their practices.
Proper diagnosis of OSD, dry eye hinges on right protocol in place
Proper diagnosis of OSD, dry eye hinges on right protocol in place
Scott Schachter, OD, discusses dry eye disease, ocular surface disease, and developing protocols to diagnose both in his latest video blog.
How digital device usage is affecting youth
The time we are spending on digital devices is on the rise, and it’s unlikely to slow down any time soon. With more and more apps, games, and social media options, we have all become more dependent on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices.
Demodex update: 4 things you need to know
Dr. Scott Schachter discusses four updates to demodex blepharitis, from diagnosis to management
How to get non-symptomatic dry eye patients to comply with treatment
How to get non-symptomatic dry eye patients to comply with treatment
Dr. Scott Schachter offers advice on how to better manage non-symptomatic dry eye patients and encourage them to comply with your treatment plan
4 things you need to know about contact lens dropout
Dr. Scott Schachter shares four factors that are affecting contact lens dropout in both a positive and negative way
What you need to know about dry eye testing
Dr. Scott Schachter discusses using dry eye testing in your practice to identify dry eye patients.
How ODs can do better with dry eye
Scott Schachter, OD, says there have been a lot of advancements in technology that helps diagnose and treat dry eye, but he says there's still more optometrists can do.
Why the tear film matters
If patients are coming to us for a comprehensive examination, and vision begins at the tear film, why aren’t we routinely and objectively evaluating this critical layer?
Why dry eye means poor vision
There are lots of parameters to choose from when looking for dry eye disease.