Treatments continue to evolve, and glaucoma treatments are no different. When treating glaucoma patients, it is important to stay up to date on new technologies and continue to monitor IOP.
Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO
When I was in college, a friend of mine once halfheartedly scoffed at the notion that I wanted to go to optometry school.
Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, discusses how exercises including yoga impact patients who have glaucoma.
The effect alcohol consumption has on glaucoma has been discussed for years. Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, talks about the correlation between alcohol consumption and its impact on intraocular pressure (IOP) and glaucoma.
No one else is going to explain what ODs do or how we are important to our communities. It’s our job, and no one else will do it for us.
Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella refuses to turn patients away if they cannot pay. He reminds himself—and all ODs—that the burden of care can be shared instead of carried alone.
Factors such as age, family history, and race are not modifiable. One OD examines how a change in dietary habits may be beneficial in treating those suffering from glaucoma.
Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella wants your feedback! Read his latest editorial about interacting with people like you at industry meetings.
Prescribing narcotics and opioids has come under scrutiny of late as the opioid epidemic continues to grow. Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, gives his three key points to consider before handing over that prescription to your patient.
Monitoring and measuring a glaucoma patient's intraocular pressure can be challenging with patients' busy schedules. Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, gives his reasons why home tonometry can help drive a treatment partnership between doctor and patient.