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Q&A: Cheryl Donnelly, CEO, British Contact Lens Association
Q&A: Cheryl Donnelly, CEO, British Contact Lens AssociationCheryl Donnelly, CEO of the British Contact Lens Association, talks about learning from U.S. ODs, focusing on contact lenses, and shivering in Red Square in the latest Optometry Times Q&A.
How the Japanese treat allergic conjunctivitis
How the Japanese treat allergic conjunctivitisMichael Cooper, OD, takes a look at how the Japanese treat allergic conjunctivitis to gain a different perspective on treatments. What he finds is that we aren't so different after all.
How artificial intelligence may transform optometry
How artificial intelligence may transform optometryArtificial 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.
Cosmetic dangers: Part 1-Popular cosmetics patients use
Cosmetic dangers: Part 1-Popular cosmetics patients useIn Part 1 of her three-part series on cosmetic dangers, Tracy Schroeder-Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO, outlines what types of cosmetic products are available and what they do.
Learning how to manage scared noncompliant patientsPatients can enter your practice with a variety of fears regarding their vision problems. Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, and chief optometric editor of Optometry Times, explains the importance of quelling patients' fears and making them comfortable during their exam.
Why meibography can be a game-changer in treating dry eye
Why meibography can be a game-changer in treating dry eyeDry eye disease (DED) has been historically underserved. Leslie E. O’Dell, OD, FAAO, summarizes what equipment is available today to help you begin evaluating your dry eye patients’ glands.
5 true pieces of advice first-years hate hearing
5 true pieces of advice first-years hate hearingAdvice can come in many forms and from many sources. Shelby May, offers a third-year student's perspective on what it is like receiving advice as a first-year.
Why ODs need a business strategyRunning a practice day-to-day can pose challenges for ODs. Carl Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO, outlines the three basic business strategies to maximize success and why it is important to choose one that fits your practice.
5 features of successful comanagementA comanaging MD discusses what five traits should be part of any OD-MD comanaging relationship. Setting patient expectations on both ends is the underlying framework.
Bottom 10 healthiest cities in the U.S.
Bottom 10 healthiest cities in the U.S.Find out what cities are at the bottom in the healthiest list and why area ODs think these cities have earned their spots.