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Bryan Wolynski, OD, FAAO: Owner of Glasses on First in New York CityBryan Wolynski, OD, FAAO, and owner of Glasses on First in New York City, talks about falling into low vision, working with family, and driving blind in the latest Optometry Times Q&A.
Casella’s corner: Handling sudden eye dilation
Casella’s corner: Handling sudden eye dilationSudden eye dilation can cause a patient to panic and send him straight to your practice. In the first edition of Casella’s Corner, Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Ben P. Casella, OD, FAAO, discusses a particular patient case that began with a surprising beginning.
Celebrating Valentine's Day optometry style
Celebrating Valentine's Day optometry styleWe checked in with our Editorial Advisory Board to see how they will be celebrating Valentine's Day both in the office and at home.
The importance of discovering your professional purpose
The importance of discovering your professional purposeFinding your purpose or calling within your profession can lead to a more fulfilling career. Leslie E. O'Dell, OD, FAAO, shares how one OD used her "why" to create a new CE event.
Optometry humor can help OD winter blues
Optometry humor can help OD winter bluesAs the winter season has reached its midway point, we at Optometry Times felt like a little humor could help us plow through the cold, dreary winter days.
History lessons from Hamilton's glasses
History lessons from Hamilton's glassesThe result of the 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr may have come down to one thing-Hamilton's glasses. Michael Brown, OD, MHS-CL, FAAO, examines the role of Hamilton's glasses and what this infamous duel teaches optometry.
Why I changed what I tell patients about refractive surgery
Why I changed what I tell patients about refractive surgeryRefractive surgery is no stranger to evolving technology and research. Jim Owen, OD, MBA, FAAO, explains how recent research has changed the way he positions laser vision correction with his patients.
Knowing the OD's role in substance abuse
Knowing the OD's role in substance abuseThe significant healthcare dilemmas of substance use pose challenges to our society. Michael W. Ohlson, OD, FAAO, discusses an optometrist's role in substance abuse treatment.
Why you should add upper lid eversion to your comprehensive exam
Why you should add upper lid eversion to your comprehensive examComprehensive ocular examinations can provide an OD with an inside look into a patient's health. Mile Brujic, OD, and David Kading, OD, discuss the importance of using upper eyelid eversion during the exam to unleash significant information about a patient's ocular surface and systemic health.
Why AMD supplementation should not be casualThe treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with supplements shouldn't be left to chance. Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, FAAO, discusses why gambling with AMD supplementation may be risky.