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5 tips to effective, efficient staff meetingsNot starting meetings on time and waiting for late staff sends the message that on-time people’s time is not important, says Anthony Record, LDO, FNAO, ABO, of Tampa, FL at Vison Expo East. Experts offer top blepharitis tipsSometimes you just want to know what the experts do. ODs’ top 4 gripes about vision care plans: Part 3—ReimbursementsIn order to continue this dialogue, and in an attempt to help bring some clarity to the landscape around vision plans, I have put together this five-part blog series. Part 1 of this series outlined the four big topics ODs seem to have the most complaints with vison care plans (VCP). In Part 2 of the series, we covered if it has to be this difficult. Top 5 ways to help your patients safely view the solar eclipse August 08, 2017By Giovanni CastelliHere are the top five ways to advise your patients on how to view the total solar eclipse from their own backyards using direct or indirect viewing. Dealing with unhappy patients at your practiceTami L. Hagemeyer, ABOC, FNAO, discusses dealing with unhappy patients, how to diffuse the situation, and maintaining patient loyalty. 5 questions your patients need answered about the solar eclipseOur podcast with Omar Punjabi, MD, retinal specialist at Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat, discusses the science behind solar retinopathy and how eclipse glasses give protection that standard eyewear can’t. Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the expertsWe asked contact lens fitting experts for their top tips for ODs fitting toric lenses. Summer through optometry’s eyes on Instagram August 15, 2017By Giovanni CastelliCheck out the best of the best—we compiled a collection of Instagram posts from the world of optometry. Growing up in optometry and carving my own path August 18, 2017By Shelby MayThis initial blog falls squarely into the tale-telling category of “why I love optometry,” but I feel this particular tale is a great way to introduce myself. Twitter reacts to eclipse with ‘my eyes hurt’ trendingA quick look at Twitter shows that many eclipse viewers are now complaining of ocular pain after taking a peek without proper eye protection. See what people are saying on Twitter after the eclipse!
AOA looks to help ODs hit by Hurricane HarveyAs Hurricane Harvey continues to pound southeastern Texas and eyes Louisiana, the American Optometric Association (AOA) asks optometrists to join in helping ODs and optometry students affected by the storm.