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Optimize patients’ CL experience by avoiding 3 bad habitsJust as ODs develop good habits, there are bad habits that we should avoid. Avoid the following three habits to optimize your patients’ lens wearing experience. Topical antibiotics are effective, say those who Rx them for blepharitisIn a poll fielded on the Optometry Times website, we asked ODs, if they prescribed topical antibiotics for blepharitis, their top reason for doing so. 5 reasons ODs don’t fit toric contact lensesIt’s time to dispel these preconceptions of fitting contact lenses for astigmatism and use new toric lens options as an opportunity to improve patient care. Using the extra eyes within your exam roomI don’t have periscope eyes, so I can’t peek around blind corners. Plus, my neck is stiff after years of hunching over a slit lamp. As a result, I can’t turn my head as well to get a good look around. How to prevent tech revenge at your practiceImagine coming into the office one day and getting word that all of your patient data, past records, tax documents, and financial statements had all been stolen—or worse yet, erased. In treating ocular allergy, ECPs reach first for combo productsIn a poll fielded to Optometry Times and Ophthalmology Times readers, we asked both ODs and MDs what they used for first-line therapy for allergy patients.