Authors



Ryan Hungate, DDS, MS

Latest:

AI and the modern optometric practice restart

New systems, digital front desks, and analytics help ODs reinvent practice management plans


Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO

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EyeCon 2023: Key takeaways from the optometry co-chairs Dr. Kelly Nichols and Dr. Paul Chous

Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, and A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO, recap the diverse topics at EyeCon 2023, emphasizing the collaborative spirit between optometrists and ophthalmologists in addressing issues such as myopia management, diabetic eye conditions, cataract surgery, and patient referrals.


William Hogue, OD, MS

Latest:

What to look out for and how to treat central serous chorioretinopathy

William Hogue, OD, MS, sat down with Optometry Times to outline what symptoms and risk factors eye care providers should look out for in identifying central serous chorioretinopathy in their patients, as well as what treatment options are available.


Carly Rose, OD, FAAO

Latest:

DED: Developing a 360° diagnosis and treatment plan

Modern technology enables early detection, individualized solutions.


Ehsan Rahimy, MD

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Achieving improved outcomes through partnerships between optometrists and retina specialists

Considerations in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.


Michael Cymbor, OD, FAAO

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What’s your clinical protocol for managing diabetic retinopathy?

A task force of eye care providers is asking for feedback on newly-developed guidelines for managing diabetic retinopathy in their patients.


Gleb Sukhovolskiy, OD
Gleb Sukhovolskiy, OD

Latest:

AAOpt 2023: Navigating the evolution of glaucoma and MIGS

Gleb Sukhovolskiy discusses his 2023 AAOpt presentation, "Optometrist’s Guide to MIGS and the Continuing Evolution of Glaucoma Treatment."


Laurel Kelley, OD, FAAO

Latest:

Contact lens disinfection methods still matter

Long-term success of contact lens wearers attributed to education, professional input on cleaning methods




Brad Sutton, OD, FAAO, FORS

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AAOpt 2022: Genetic testing in AMD

Brad Sutton, OD, FAAO, FORS, discusses key takeaways from his discussion, "Genetic testing in AMD: critical, useful, or inappropriate," which he presented during the 2022 American Academy of Optometry meeting.


Kyra Dorgeloh, OD, FAAO

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New tools emerge for the early detection of hydroxychloroquine maculopathy

Rapid macular thinning often precedes traditional symptoms.


Erin Rueff, OD, PHD, FAAO

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AAOpt 2022: Helping astigmatic and presbyopic patients find comfort in their contact lenses

Erin Rueff, OD, PhD, FAAO, shares highlights from her 2022 American Academy of Optometry presentations in the contact lens space.



Raju Kaiti, Moptom

Latest:

Review Duane’s retraction syndrome diagnosis and treatment

Understand the condition’s structural, innervational, neurological, and genetic abnormalities


Erin Melissa Jones, OD

Latest:

Offer patients new contact lens technology: 4 Keys to success

One OD has polished a 4 step process of introducing new contact lens technology to patients


Valerie M. Kattouf, OD, FAAO

Latest:

Pediatric vision and digital media: A bad combination

Research indicates that too much technology usage results in negative effects on eyesight.


Nitish Mehta, MD

Latest:

OCT, OCTA show promise in screening for DR

This imaging technique provides depth-resolved images of retinal vasculature.



Philipp Hessler, PhD

Latest:

Unlock the secrets of the myopic eye

What axial length readings and crystalline lens power tell you.


Ben Bergo

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VEW 2023: Phase 3 BRIO-I data for brimochol PF for presbyopia

Ben Bergo, CEO of Visus, shares data from the company's pivotal phase 3 BRIO-1 trial, as well as answers questions about Brimochol PF.


Nicole C. Ross, OD

Latest:

Approach patients with low vision on an individual basis

Clinicians must think creatively for solutions to vocational rehabilitation


Marsha LInk, PhD

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EnVision Summit 2024: How women in eye care can navigate a personal IPO journey

Marsha Link, PhD, uses three words—Imagine, Prepare, and Optimize—to encourage women to assess their current leadership journey, strategically plan for advancement, and explore new opportunities for growth and impact in vision care.


Terri A. Gossard, OD, MS

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The Myopia Collective: AOA, CooperVision unveil exciting new collaboration

Michele Andrews, OD, vice president of professional and government affairs for CooperVision, and Terri A. Gossard, OD, MS, member of the AOA board of trustees, sat down with Optometry Times to discuss the goals and tactics of The Myopia Collective.


Graham B. Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

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AOA 2023: Providing eye care for athletes

Graham Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, gives key takeaways of his presentation, "Sports vision grand rounds," which he presented during the 2023 AOA Optometry's Meeting in Washington, DC.


Birva Shah, OD

Latest:

OCT biomarkers associated with advanced age-related macular degeneration

Imaging can elucidate visual prognosis and disease progression risk.


Shawna L. Vanderhoof, OD, FAAO

Latest:

Implementing changes and technology in the management of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis

Providing prevention strategies can keep patients comfortable during allergy season.


Jamie Kuzniar, OD

Latest:

IKA Keratoconus Symposium: Elevating scleral lens fittings

Jamie Kuzniar, OD, discusses scleral lens fitting for patients with keratoconus at the IKA Keratoconus Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Kara Rickford, MS

Latest:

Pearls on diagnosing and managing glaucoma for optometrists

Optometrists can play an important role in early detection, earlier surgical referral to experienced skillful surgeons, surveillance, and follow-up care for glaucoma patients.

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