Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO


Dr. Lighthizer is director of continuing education and heads the dry eye clinic at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry. He lectures nationally on numerous topics, most notably advanced ophthalmic procedures, electrodiagnostics, and


Know the benefits of adopting neuroimaging

Neuroimaging can help ODs better treat patients with possible tumor, vascular disorder, or demyelinating disease. CT scans are used for bone fractures and vascular disorders as well as orbital and pituitary tumors. MRIs are best gliomas and menigiomas and screening for vascular disorders. Communicate to radiology patient history and what you are trying to rule out when ordering tests.