For some patients, consulting non-MD providers may be a better option after PCPs fail to listen or address concerns or say nothing is wrong. Understand complementary healthcare services in your area to benefit your patients.
When listening corporate bias from the podium became too much, Michael Brown, OD, MHS,-CL, FAAO, looked up the lecturer under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act. And then he found his own name.
Determining if your practice is up or down in certain categories from one year to the next can prove to be challenging. David Kading, OD, FAAO, FCLSA, and Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, discuss why finding the right EHR platform to monitor the metrics important to you is the key to properly monitoring your practices overall health.
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.
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.
Many common and uncommon diagnoses mimic each other. Third-year student Shelby May offers her advice to help students diagnose patients correctly the first time.
Determining article credibility can be difficult. One OD gives her four tips to determine if a study follow-up article is fact or fiction.
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.