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Thomas A. Wong, OD
Dr. Wong is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and a member of the AOA Ethics committee and ASCO Ethics SIG. He is a past president of the Maryland Optometric Association, and an appointee to the American Medical Association’s Physician’s Consortium for Performance Improvement-PCPI’s Technical Advisory Panel for Eye Care Metrics. He lectures on the topics of medical ethics, technology and innovations in eye care, ocular disease, mobile health apps, and contact lenses.  [email protected]
How artificial intelligence may transform optometry
How artificial intelligence may transform optometry
Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving around us. Thomas A. Wong, OD, looks at how AI has impacted our world and how it is set to impact patient treatment in optometry.
Using social media to improve the way you connect
Having a presence on social media is not absolutely necessary to run a successful practice, but it can be a valuable tool in connecting with patients and diverse communities. If used wisely, social media can help grow a practice.
Using virtual reality in your practice
Using virtual reality in your practice
Innovative technology is certainly one way to catch a patient’s attention. Most patients will appreciate ODs who are not only current but use state-of-the art technology.
Using technology, medical informatics in patient education
Incorporating new technologies is a must for ODs to improve patient communication and education. Multiple platforms of communication are needed in the 21st century to communicate and educate patients of very different backgrounds.
Hackathon series puts focus on digital eye care
Since the start of the 21st century, technology has revolutionized how we care for our glaucoma, retina, contact lens, low vision, and refractive surgery patients. However, the primary care eye exam has remained relatively unchanged.