While not a systemic disease, glaucoma is widely understood to have systemic risk factors.1 Much of the relationship between glaucoma and the human system has to do with the vascul
Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO
For many states, including my own state of Georgia, it is that magical time of year: the legislative session.
I enjoy good continuing education. Compelling lectures with high-resolution images keep me engaged, and I enjoy the act of silently quizzing myself to see if I can predict the correct diagnosis of an interesting case presentation.
I have heard doctors of various specialties refer to their Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license fees as no more than taxes and prescription drug monitoring programs as government overreach.
Part of me always thought there was something arbitrary about the New Year. Why does one need January 1st to come around in order to turn over a new leaf?
I have a positive family history of glaucoma. I also sleep with a pillow. I don’t know exactly how my head is positioned on the pillow during the night because I’m sleeping.
The American Academy of Optometry’s annual conference in San Antonio this year was a great meeting with world-class continuing education.
Over the years I have read numerous articles concerning the merits—specifically those of more efficient time management—of optometrists delegating more and more tasks to para-professionals, technicians, and scribes.
Last month, I had the opportunity to lecture alongside my friend and fellow Optometry Times Editorial Advisory Board member Michael Chaglasian, OD, FAAO.
It is well known that millions of Americans suffer from visual impairment in some way, shape, or form. One would expect the number of Americans suffering from such to only rise as the population continues to age.