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iTech is a quarterly supplement with hand-picked related articles and resources, dedicated to the interests of ophthalmic technicians.

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June 2016
In this issue of iTech:

  • 4 steps to care for ophthalmic instruments
  • 10 tips to become a super tech

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Reviewing ocular specialty testingSpecialty testing is performed for diagnostic purposes, observation of disease processes, and treatment plans
Minimally invasive surgical solutions for presbyopia
Minimally invasive surgical solutions for presbyopiaPresbyopia, an age-related loss of accommodative amplitude of the eye resulting in near and intermediate vision deficits, begins to affect most people once they reach their early 40s.
Help! My team is falling apart
Help! My team is falling apartEver feel like you were on a sinking ship? Sometimes you want to be the one to jump off!
Due diligence can mean difference between good plan, bad planWhen developing a new plan for a medical practice, explore solutions and barriers from all possible angles (including an escape route) before implementing the endeavor.
The ethics of care for techniciansUnderstand how autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-malfeasance come into play
Super optician to the rescue!A Post-It note leads me on a quest to make it right for the patient
Collagen corneal cross-linking for keratoconusThe recently approved procedure will help many with this progressive disease
4 steps to care for ophthalmic instrumentsProper care and handling of ophthalmic instruments is essential in decreasing the risk of healthcare-acquired infections.
10 tips to become a super techTake a walk through a busy eye clinic. You will see technicians moving rapidly from one highly technical task to the next. In order to comply with increasingly stringent federal requirements and regulations, technicians are required to take on greater responsibilities requiring larger skill sets than ever before.
How to create a happy patient
How to create a happy patientEver thought about conducting a practice-wide communication audit? Before you begin, it is important that everyone understand that this means taking a hard look at communication failures. The process can begin with documenting patient complaints.