Modern optometry can provide advanced outcome support to patients with glaucoma.
Thomas A. Wong, OD
While the science of nutrition has been evolving for years, its role in patient care has long remained elusive.
Mobile phone users taking selfies can be a common annoyance. Rapidly improving camera features of modern smartphones have not only improved the quality of everyday photos but now made it possible for high-quality medical imaging.
Artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning algorithms, and convolutional neural networks (CNN) have changed optometry, health care, and 21st-century society.
Blindness is the most feared medical condition in the nation.1 Second only to the fear of death is the fear of living a life without the benefit of the sense of sight.2
Technology is rapidly changing the way optometrists manage patients. For the profession to progress as an integral part of interprofessional healthcare teams, it must embrace important key advancements in eye care.
As optometry has evolved into the realm of therapeutics, the use of new technologies has become integral to optometric care.
One OD explains why joining a registry could help ODs grasp new technologies and continue to evolve within the profession.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving around us. Thomas A. Wong, OD, looks at how AI has impacted our world and how it is set to impact patient treatment in optometry.
Having a presence on social media is not absolutely necessary to run a successful practice, but it can be a valuable tool in connecting with patients and diverse communities. If used wisely, social media can help grow a practice.