Authors



Kensington Hatcher, OD, FAAO

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OCT biomarkers associated with advanced age-related macular degeneration

Imaging can elucidate visual prognosis and disease progression risk.


Albert Swann

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AAOpt 2022: Bausch + Lomb enters the canine healthcare landscape with new Project Watson

Albert Swann share details about Bausch + Lomb's new healthcare product line for dogs: Project Watson.


Mitch Shultz, MD

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ASCRS 2023: Comparing outcomes of 2 different trabecular MIGS devices with or without ab interno canaloplasty for patients with glaucoma

Ophthalmology Times® spoke with Mitch Shultz, MD at ASCRS 2023 in San Diego where he shared insights from his presentation comparing patient results of the Hydrus stent and the iStent inject W with or without ABiC (or ab-interno canaloplasty).


Jill Woods, MSc, MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA

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Transcript: Contact lens wear is a healthy option for kids

New data shows that contact lens wear is a healthy option for kids as young as age 8



Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO

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AAOpt 2023: The future of lasers in optometry

At AAOpt, Nate Lighthizer, OD, presents a variety of lectures and workshops on lasers and their use in optometry.


Kelly Voltz, OD, FAAO, FSLS

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Orthokeratology is key to managing pediatric myopia

Enhanced treatments, tools, and resources make a difference.


Kevin Chan, OD, MS, FAAO

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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.


Selena Huang, OD

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Five ways to stand out with specialty contact lenses

Keep patients coming back to your practice by offering what competitors don’t have.


Vittorio Mena, OD, MS,

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AAOpt 2022: Navigating the 3 Ms in pediatric contact lenses: mom, maturity, and motivation

Vitto Mena, Jr., OD, MS, shares highlights from his discussion titled, "Contact lenses for kids: concepts and methods for contemporary care," which he co-presented during the 2022 American Academy of Optometry meeting.


Araliya Gunawardene

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New topical therapies for dry eye disease

Nasal spray may fill the gaps left by artificial tears.


Cecelia Koetting, OD, FAAO, DipABO

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EnVision Summit 2024: Family time and eye care take center stage

Cecelia Koetting, OD, FAAO, DIPABO chats with Optometry Times about her role with EnVision Summit's new optometry program and the excitement surrounding the event.


Lois Schoenbrun

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Optometry Giving Sight shares VEW plans, previews AAOpt activities

OGS has begun its funding season as the organization looks ahead to wrapping up 2023 and kicking off 2024.


Marin Nagelberg, BS

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The role of comanagement in specialized scleral contact lens fitting

Comanagement optimizes outcomes for patients who wear scleral lenses.


Dr Rishi Raj Borah

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Refractive Error Among CHildren (REACH): A Lens on the Future

REACH operates with three objectives: 1) eliminate barriers to eye health for school children; 2) improve the quality of school eye health services; and 3) create a positive, sustainable environment at schools where eye health services are provided, ensuring children feel comfortable to access these services.


Rachael Zimlich

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Your future telehealth program

Building a plan beyond the pandemic


Anthony DeWilde, OD, FAAO

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AAOpt 2022: Helping patients understand, manage their headaches

Anthony DeWilde, OD, FAAO, shares highlights from his AAOpt presentation, "What a pain! An optometrist's guide to headaches."


George Magrath, MD

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A deeper look at pegcetacoplan

The first approved GA treatment leaves room for additional therapies.


Elise Kramer
Elise Kramer, OD

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Therapy options based on DED severity

A plethora of treatments are available when patients, particularly contact lens wearers, are assessed at disease onset.


Itay Mayer

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VEE 2023: Hear what's new with Lumenis

Catch up on what to expect from Lumenis.


Isabel Kazemi, OD, FAAO

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VEW 2022: Pediatric vision

Michelle Hoff, OD, FAAO, ABOM, FNAO, and Isabel Kazemi, OD, FAAO, share key takeaways from their VEW 2022 presentation, "The ABCs on pediatric vision."



Jessica Crooker, OD

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The ins and outs of fitting multifocal contact lenses

Jessica Crooker, OD, sits down with Optometry Times to discuss common pitfalls optometrists run into when fitting multifocal contact lenses and how to avoid them.


Glenda Aleman Moheeputh, OD

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Meet the LEO founding board: Dr Karen Carrasquillo

Karen Carrasquillo, OD, PhD, sat down with Optometry Times®' assistant managing editor Emily Kaiser to talk about her role on the founding board of Latinos en Optometry (LEO).



Patrick Mooney

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Digging into the 6-month first-in-human clinical trial data from SpyGlass Pharma

Patrick Mooney, CEO of SpyGlass Pharma, sits down to discuss the 6-month first-in-human clinical trial data of their drug delivery platform with bimatoprost, which is implanted during routine cataract surgery.


Chris Lievens, OD, MS, FAAO, FNAP

Latest:

Contact lens disinfection methods still matter

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


Katie Davis Tarver, OD, FCOVD

Latest:

Vision rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injury

A protocol of patient questions and clinical measurements can show a need for therapy


Sheryl Stevenson, Eye Care Group Editorial Director

Latest:

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.

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