Liz Meszaros


Researchers give dry eye a closer look

Classify and treat patients with dry eye disease (DED) according to the severity of their presenting signs and symptoms, more so than by causative factors, said Karen Dunlap, OD, here at the 5th annual Evidence Based Care in Optometry conference.

Navigating optometric litigation

Malpractice litigation against optometrists is rare. To keep it that way, optometrists must take the proper steps to reduce any risk of such litigation, especially when dealing with patients with retinal detachments, amblyopia, contact lenses, glaucoma, and tumors.

Devices help repair impaired ocular surfaces

Prosthetic replacement of the ocular surface ecosystem (PROSE) devices can serve to restore vision, support healing, reduce symptoms, and improve patient quality of life.

Benefits of bandage contact lenses plentiful

Therapeutic bandage contact lenses (CLs) can be successfully used in the management of a variety of corneal and anterior segment disorders, said Valerie Seligson, OD, here at the 5th annual Evidence Based Care in Optometry conference.

Why non-mydriatic cameras will not replace dilated fundus exams

The sensitivity and specificity of digital photography techniques - including non-mydriatic photography - are not as high as those of traditional fundus evaluation.

Extended ophthalmoscopy is a must for diagnosing, treating vitreous floaters

Vitreous floaters are a common patient complaint, but because floaters are typically benign and the treatment options are limited, most can be managed with proper patient education and reassurance.