In the final part of her three-part series on cosmetic dangers, Tracy Schroeder-Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO, explains the importance of keeping patients informed of cosmetic dangers and how to properly report cosmetic problems.
Dry eye plagues many patients who come into optometry practices, but some ODs struggle to provide the proper treatment. Scott Schachter, OD, gives his recommendations to help ODs begin to provide dry eye services at their practice.
Many technologies have hit the scene to help improve the way doctor and patients interact. One OD gives the four technologies that have helped take her doctor/patient interactions to the next level.
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD—Associate dean for research, The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, discusses working with kids, myopia, and In-N-Out Burger.
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.
The evolution of e-reading had some once proclaiming books are dead. One OD tells how old and new technologies can flourish side-by-side like books and e-reading and how one book and author has influenced his life.
Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella wants your feedback! Read his latest editorial about interacting with people like you at industry meetings.
Viola Kanevsky, OD: Owner of Acuity, NYC, discusses her uptown NYC practice, pediatrics, and the Guatemala civil war.
In Part 2 of her three-part series on cosmetic dangers, Tracy Schroeder-Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO, focuses on the dangers found in cosmetics—particularly cosmetics banned by the FDA and those that may exacerbate ocular surface disease.
Third-year student Shelby May gives her three tips to improve doctor-driven dispensing skills as a student. She explains how ODs can differentiate themselves from their online competitors.