Instead of waiting to let the future happen to him, Walt Whitley, OD, FAAO, has focused on innovating and creating opportunities in his optometric career. He has made a name for himself in ocular surface disease and the opportunities for relationship-building between optometry and ophthalmology.
Jennifer Lyerly, OD
If you have skimmed a few summary articles and are thinking, “Dry eye not really changed much for me,” we’re highlighting the biggest takeaways from TFOS DEWS II that will make you rethink what you think you know about dry eye treatment in our podcast with Drs. Jennifer Craig, Lyndon Jones, and James Wolffsohn.
Not many of us would rate the 6 a.m. breakfast hour CE at an optometric conference as a favorite or must-do experience. But you haven't been to a class by Danielle Richardson, OD.
If the rate of change in optometry this year has your head spinning, hold on tight with this next one. On September 18, 2017, Johnson & Johnson Vision (JJV) announced the acquisition of Sightbox, an online contact lens subscription box service that sells direct to consumer Acuvue contact lenses, and yes, contact lenses from the three other major contact lens manufacturers.
With the recent DEWS II Report1 still beginning to make its impact on diagnosis and treatment strategies in dry eye, the timing is perfect to begin rethinking our standard treatment protocols.
Our 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.
You know the statistics. Nearly 40% of Americans don’t go to the eye doctor because they feel like their eyes are “fine,” and despite efforts by the AOA and outreach campaigns, the average American is also getting bombarded by telemedicine ads painting eyecare as “inconvenient” and “expensive.”