Victoria Conference 2023: Staying up-to-date on ophthalmic surgery options
Ami Halvorson, OD, caught up with Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO, while at the 2023 Victoria Conference to share highlights from her talk on ophthalmic surgery options.
This week in optometry: July 10-July 14
Catch up on what happened in optometry during the week of July 10-July 14.
Meet the LEO founding board: Dr Lina T Arengo
Lina T Arango, OD, sat down with Optometry Times®' assistant managing editor Emily Kaiser to talk about her role on the founding board of Latinos en Optometry (LEO).
Children in low income communities receive free eye screenings, exams, and glasses
These free eye screenings, exams, and prescription glasses during the third annual program at Hands in 4 Youth Camp Vacamas are in thanks to the partnership of Jonas Philanthropies and Vision to Learn.
SpyGlass Pharma completes $90 million in Series C financing
The financing will help advance the company’s novel treatment system for glaucoma and other chronic ophthalmic diseases.
NOA 2023: Caring for and comanaging complex cases such as squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva
Jacobi Cleaver, OD, FAAO, caught up with Optometry Times to talk about his presentation on squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva, which he discussed at the National Optometric Association in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
NOA 2023: Understanding neurotrophic keratitis in the optometric clinic
Jacobi Cleaver, OD, FAAO, caught up with Optometry Times to talk about his presentation on neurotrophic keratits, which he discussed at the National Optometric Association in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
This week in optometry: July 3-July 7
Catch up on what happened in optometry during the week of July 3-July 7.
NOA 2023: Anwuli Eye Wear creates inclusive frames with Black facial features in mind
Nwamaka Ngoddy, OD, founder of Anwuli Eye Wear, gives us a brief look into her inclusive line of frames during NOA 2023.
Bausch + Lomb announces acquisition of the Blink OTC line of eye drops
The product line will be acquired for $106.5 million, and will add another half dozen products to the company’s over-the-counter eye care product portfolio.
AOA Optometry’s Meeting 2023 introduces new president and collaborative efforts to move the profession forward
The meeting took place on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, from June 21-24, and hosted the AOA+ experiences for students, faculty, and new doctors in the field; as well as the AOA’s single-largest annual advocacy event, AOA on Capitol Hill.
This week in optometry: June 26-June 30
Catch up on what happened in optometry during the week of June 26-June 30.
Bausch + Lomb announces acquisition of Xiidra from Novartis
The company has entered a definitive agreement with Novartis to acquire Xiidra (liftegrast ophthalmic solution 5%), representing a significant opportunity for growth in prescription dry eye.
FDA issues CRL for aflibercept 8 mg from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
The company announced the Complete Letter Response from the FDA for the Biologics License Application for aflibercept 8 mg is “solely due to an ongoing review of inspection findings at a third-party filler."
AOA 2023: 3-layer amniotic membrane successfully treats severe case of keratoconjunctivitis sicca
Erich A. Hinel, OD, MS, FAAO, Dipl ABO, discusses the use of 3-layer amniotic membrames to treat severe keratoconjunctivitis sicca, severe dry eye, and ocular surface disease.
AOA 2023: Treating photophobia
Jacqueline Theis, OD, FAAO, discusses photophobia and how to most effectively treat this patient population, including when and how to utilizing blue light blockers.
AOA 2023: Comanaging the keratoconus patient
At the AOA Optometry's Meeting 2023, Jonathan Etter, MD, FAAO, presented with Susan Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS, on the OD and MD perspectives on keratoconus and collagen crosslinking.
AOA 2023: Possible new treatment for patients who require higher-order aberration correcting optics in their scleral lens
Clark Chang, OD, MSA, MSc, FAAO, meets with Optometry Times to discuss HOA-correcting scleral lens at AOA in Washingtion, DC.
AOA 2023: Learn a bit about Global Ophthalmic Women (GLOW)
Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, FSLS, shares an exciting update on Global Ophthalmic Women (GLOW).
AOA 2023: Diving into new data on MiSight contact lenses for myopia management
At AOA Optometry's Meeting 2023, in Washington, DC, Justin Kwan, OD, FAAO, provides updates on the latest at CooperVision, including new data on MiSight myopia management contact lenses and information on their ortho-K software, Visavy.
AOA 2023: Collaborative care in vision rehab
Carl Garbus, OD, FAAO, shares insights from his discussion that he copresented during the 2023 AOA Optometry's Meeting in Washington, DC.
AOA 2023: Reviewing the anatomy, pathophysiology of eye pain and its role in dry eye
Jacqueline Theis, OD, FAAO, shares insights from her AOA 2023 presentation on treating neurologic dry eye.
This week in optometry: June 19-June 23
Catch up on what happened in optometry during the week of June 19-June 23.
AOA 2023: The diaries of Demodex
Cecelia Koetting, OD, FAAO, shares insights from her AOA 2023 presentation on Demodex diaries.
AOA 2023: Preparing to conquer keratoconus management in clinical practice
Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA, shares insights from her AOA 2023 presentation on managing keratoconus in clinical practice.
AOA 2023: Pooled analysis of Gobi and Mojave studies for NOV03 treatment of MGD
Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO, gives highlights of his AOA 2023 poster that was a pooled analysis of the Gobi and Mojave studies relevant to perfluorohexyloctane (NOV03) for dry eye disease associated with Meibomian gland dysfunction.
AOA 2023: Uniting the OD and MD perspectives on keratoconus and crosslinking
A peek into the history of the International Keratoconus Academy
Andrew Morgenstern, OD, FAAO, FNAP, gives a brief history of the International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals.
AOA 2023: 12 new treatments optometrists should know about
Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, shares an overview of his AOA 2023 presentation, which covered 12 new treatments all optometrists should know about.
AOA 2023: Understanding and applying different angiography
Jessica Haynes, OD, shares highlights from her 2023 AOA Optometry's Meeting presentation, "Application of angiography."
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