Authors



Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO

Latest:

IPL: The science of comfort and safety

Key features of current IPL systems make this dry eye therapy better than ever


Douglas K. Devries, OD

Latest:

Guideline redefines amniotic membrane’s role in ocular surface disease

Earlier and proactive use is suggested for a variety of corneal diseases



Ella G. Faktorovich, MD

Latest:

Peer-reviewed literature answers 3 questions about COVID-19 and conjunctivitis

A look at recent studies informs on incidence, reservoir of virus, and portal of entry


Marek Biernacinski

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Glaucoma facts: Essential perspectives for long-term management

More knowledge helps dispel myths in diagnosing and treating this sight-stealing disease.


Brooke Henson, Editor

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The ideal LASIK candidate

Deciding whether or not a patient is a good fit for LASIK depends on many factors. Our experts agree your starting checklist should look something like this.


Carol Fong, OD

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How to determine treatment for a patient with a Roth spot

Discovering the underlying cause of a white-centered hemorrhage is key to management  


Brenda Yeh, OD, FAAO

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How to determine treatment for a patient with a Roth spot

Discovering the underlying cause of a white-centered hemorrhage is key to management  


Selina R. McGee, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO

Latest:

Thyroid eye disease: The masquerading eye disorder— a guide to accurate diagnosis and collaborative care

In this episode, four expert faculty talk about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of thyroid eye disease. They discuss the differential diagnosis, screening tests, and the need for multidisciplinary management for these patients.


Jennifer Palombi, OD, FAAO

Latest:

Review clinical highlights of new myopia control lens

Daily disposable MiSight offers new option for parents, children, ODs


Kathy Dumbleton, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA

Latest:

Review clinical highlights of new myopia control lens

Daily disposable MiSight offers new option for parents, children, ODs




Elise Brisco, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, CCH

Latest:

How to implement IPL into an optometry practice

From choosing a system to picking candidates, the process exceeded expectations


Melissa Zarn-Urankar, OD, FAAO

Latest:

5 exam findings that should spur a neuro referral

Patients can benefit from a referral to a neuro-optometrist when these 5 findings are present


Jill K. Showalter, OD

Latest:

Think about the blink: Part 1

Blink rate and completeness matter most for comfort




Y. Shira Kresch, OD, MS, FAAO

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New drug delivery system aims to improve adherence

Tackle one of the biggest challenges in managing patients with glaucoma



Amy Nau, OD, Dipl CCLRT

Latest:

Diagnosing and treating Demodex blepharitis

There may not be a standard regime to eradicate the parasites, but treatment options do exist.


Yamam Almouradi, OD

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The effect of contoured prism lenses on chronic headaches: a case study

Reduced symptoms and medication use after a 90-day follow-up


Pamela Lowe, OD, FAAO, ABO

Latest:

Use dark adaptation to screen before multifocal IOL implantation

Identifying patients with early AMD is necessary to avoid suboptimal surgical outcomes


Catherine McDaniel, OD, MS, FAAO

Latest:

Pediatric headache: The vital role of the optometrist

Performing comprehensive examinations vigilantly is key


Anupam Laul, OD, FAAO

Latest:

Technological advancements in glaucoma management

Modern optometry can provide advanced outcome support to patients with glaucoma.


Matthew Bovenzi, OD

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Technological advancements in glaucoma management

Modern optometry can provide advanced outcome support to patients with glaucoma.


Kevin Singh

Latest:

Technological advancements in glaucoma management

Modern optometry can provide advanced outcome support to patients with glaucoma.


Tracy Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO

Latest:

Pediatric myopia and keratoconus: Cross-linking and ortho-k in children

In this part 2 of the pediatric myopia and keratoconus series, Drs Chan and Swartz dive into ortho-k and crosslinking in children.


Jennifer Currier, OD, FAAO

Latest:

How to manage the angle closure spectrum

Results from the EAGLE and ZAP clinical trials provide answers to lingering questions.

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