Authors


Lotfi Merabet, OD, PhD, MPH

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Cerebral visual impairment

Documenting the visual effects and simplifying visual life.


Jeffrey Anshel, OD, FAAO

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The role of nutrition in myopia control

Studies suggest that high glycemic load carbohydrate diets may alter the genetic influence of growth of the sclera and choroid, which ultimately can induce permanent changes in the development and progression of myopia.


Lenna Walker OD, MS, FAAO

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Case report: OCT in the detection and diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a condition associated with significant systemic morbidity. Abnormal proliferation of cells derived from the neural crest can cause benign and malignant tumors throughout the body in NF1.


Chris Maraboli

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Open Your Eyes documentary released on multiple platforms

Open Your Eyes documentary now available on Apple TV+ and Google Play!


Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO, FORS

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Victoria Conference 2023: Staying current with the AMD landscape

Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO, FORS, caught up with Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO, while at the 2023 Victoria Conference to share highlights from his presentation on staying current with the AMD landscape.


Noor Chahal, BS

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Study finds significant variance across imaging modalities on sizes of geographic atrophy areas

A single, consistent modality leads to better geographic atrophy tracking.


Rhett Schiffman, MD, MHSA

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Transcript: Visus presbyopia drop gets FDA IND OK

A presbyopia-correcting eyedrop recently received FDA acceptance of its investigational new drug (IND) application


Sandeep Jain

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Telehealth success hinges on better tools

As the need for telemedicine increases, so does the urgency for creating new, less intrusive technology platforms.


Chris Kenrick, OD

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AAOpt 2022: The importance of perioperative management in corneal crosslinking

Chris Kenrick, OD, shares what she finds to be most important from her discussion this year at AAOpt 2022.


Jamie Ho, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

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SCOPA 2022: Low vision considerations, treatments, and tools

Jamie Ho, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, shares highlights from her SCOPA 2022 presentation, "Tools and considerations for low vision rehabilitation."


Essence Johnson, OD, FAAO

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NOA 2023: Dissecting the state of optometry

Essence Johnson, OD, FAAO, addressed the "State of optometry," at NOA 2023 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.



Elana Meer, BA

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What the COVID-19 pandemic may mean for the power of electronic health records

Electronic health records may be the future of practice management.


Joshua Davidson, OD, FAAO, FSLS

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Agent improves near vision for irregular corneas with pinhole effect

Presbyopia-correcting drops for patients with low, up-close visual function.


Lee Vien, OD, FAAO

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How diabetes and glaucoma intersect

Consider the impact of diabetes on management of patients with glaucoma


Bernard Gilly, PhD

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Pipeline: New therapies to come for debilitating eye diseases

New drug from Gensight Biologics hits pipeline


Scott Han
Scott B. Han, OD, FAAO

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Shared care of the ocular surface before and after cataract surgery

Practices must efficiently integrate optometry and ophthalmology, delegating appropriate care to the proper specialist, in order to ensure patients’ total eye care needs are best met.


Amanda Legge, OD

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Keeping an eye on geographic atrophy

How to diagnose and monitor progression.


Sheri Rowen, MD, FACS

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The Impressions and Takeaways from Patient Case No. 2

An expert underscores the importance of a comprehensive dry eye examination and offers insights on distinguishing it from neurotrophic keratitis.


Christina Twardowski, OD, FAAO

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AAOpt 2022: A collaborative approach to pediatric keratoconus offers positive patient outcomes

Christina Twardowski, OD, FAAO, and Erin D. Stahl, MD, share highlights from their discussion titled, "A collaborative approach to pediatric keratoconus," which they presented during the 2022 American Academy of Optometry meeting.


Flavio Mantelli, MD, PhD

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Nerve growth factor: From discovery to development for human use

The evolution opens doors for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis and beyond.


Mitchell Jackson, MD

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ASCRS 2023: Laser scleral microporation from Ace Vision Group

Mitchell Jackson, MD, discussed laser scleral microporation from Ace Vision Group at the 2023 ASCRS annual meeting in San Diego.


Ada Noh, OD

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Biofilm busting 101

An overview of current ocular biofilm removal procedures



Kassi Jackson Filkins, Editor

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This week in optometry: November 13-November 17

Catch up on what happened in optometry during the week of November 13-November 17.


Martin David Harp, Associate Editor, Ophthalmology Times

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EnVision Summit offers innovation in family-friendly format

The event, being held at the El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico, is offering programs for ophthalmologists and optometrists.


Suzanne W. Sherman, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Dip ABO

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Pregnancy and postpartum ophthalmic changes can present a challenge

Serious pathologies require high index of suspicion for diagnosis, management


Erin D. Stahl, MD

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AAOpt 2022: A collaborative approach to pediatric keratoconus offers positive patient outcomes

Christina Twardowski, OD, FAAO, and Erin D. Stahl, MD, share highlights from their discussion titled, "A collaborative approach to pediatric keratoconus," which they presented during the 2022 American Academy of Optometry meeting.


Marta C. O'Grady, OD, FAAO

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Preparation is key to fighting dry eye while traveling

Best practices to help patients enjoy their trip to the fullest.


Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD

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AAOpt 2023: Delving into the relationship between mental health and eye care

Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, discusses the 2023 AAOpt keynote speech, "Mental Health and Optometry."

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