Authors


Kara Rickford Grimes, MS

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Implementing a glaucoma screening program using the Laroche Glaucoma Risk Calculator

The Laroche Glaucoma Risk Calculator is a valuable tool for glaucoma screenings both in the community and in optometrist offices.


Alex Membrillo

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4 ways to use local SEO to attract more patients

Improve your local online presence to increase patient volume


Ariel Cerenzie, OD, FAAO, FSLS

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AAOpt 2023: Contact Lens Institute report takeaways

Ariel Cerenzie, OD, FAAO, FSLS, shares highlights from the recently released Contact Lens Institute report on contact lens culture.


Paula Johns, OD, MPH, FAAO

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OCT helps diagnose macular pathology

Imaging technology allows for better disease visualization


Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD

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What's Your WhEYE? A conversation with Bobak Azamian, CEO of Tarsus

Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD, sits down with host Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, to dive into his journey into eye care, the mantel of responsibility he carries as CEO of Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, and what makes him tick.


Johan Vako

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Silicon Valley Bank failure: What physicians need to know

Many physicians are concerned and seeking advice on whether to move money from local banks to larger banks.


Shan C. Lin, MD

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G360 2024: Combined MIGS for better IOP efficacy?

Shan C. Lin, MD, discusses combined minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and its impact on achieving improved intraocular pressure efficacy.


Casey Claypool, OD

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Identifying patients with keratoconus

Early diagnosis enables cross-linking treatment before significant vision loss.


Kelly Armstrong, OD

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Q&A: How would you integrate corneal hysteresis into your glaucoma management?

Thomas A. Wong, OD, FNAP, and his co-authors Elise Regina, OD, and Kelly Armstrong, OD, discuss corneal hysteresis: part four.


Seema Nanda, OD

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Guideline redefines amniotic membrane’s role in ocular surface disease

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


John Pack, OD

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Succeed with today’s multifocal contact lenses–for your patients’ sake

Comfortable technologies, easier fits, and attractive features enable patients older than 45 years to stay in contact lenses.


Rachael A. Wruble, OD, FAAO

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Embarking on the quest for comfortable presbyopia correction

Innovations in multifocal contact lenses have expanded options.


Robert Reed Jr, OD

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The importance of understanding headaches, migraines and how you can best help your patients

Robert Reed Jr., OD, discusses his AOA 2022 presentation titled: "Migraines: Mother-of-All-Headaches."


Maria Sampalis, OD

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Practical management EP 14: Your practice-purchase checklist

Hear from Maria Sampalis, OD, on what to have on your checklist when purchasing a practice.


Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA

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AAOpt 2023: Success of getting contact lens dropouts back in daily disposables

At the 2023 AAOpt annual meeting, data was presented on the frequency of success of patients struggling with contact lens drop out getting back into daily disposable lenses.


Kara Crumbliss, OD, FAAO

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Vision rehabilitation care for low vision patients in the COVID-19 era

Keep the specific needs of this patient population in mind as more patients return to the office


Roland Mattern

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AAOpt 2023: A look into eSight's wearable technologies

Learn what's in the pipeline for eSight, as well as hear how their current technology helps patients.


Jordan Rosenfeld

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Know the pros and cons of outsourcing billing

Should your practice outsource its billing services, and if so, to whom?


Elise Kramer, OD, FAAO, FSLS

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Keratoconus and perfect vision: Is it possible?

Eye care providers need to look beyond visual acuity in screening for keratoconus.


William B. Trattler, MD

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ASCRS 2023: Progressive keratoconus in older patients with delayed corneal cross-linking treatment

William Trattler, MD, sat down with Sheryl Stevenson, Group Editorial Director, Ophthalmology Times®, to discuss his presentation on progressive keratoconus in older patients with delayed corneal cross-linking treatment at the ASCRS annual meeting in San Diego.


Deborah Ferrington, PhD

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ARVO 2023: Human donor tissue to identify mechanism of retinal pigment epithelium death

Deborah Ferrington, PhD, shares a brief overview of her presentation on identifying the mechanism responsible for the death of the retinal pigment epithelium.


Jordana Joy, Associate Editor

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The importance of early referral and awareness regarding AMD, low vision

Optometry Times chats with Tracy Williams, OD, FAAO, on AMD and low vision's impact on patients' overall health and mental wellness.


Corina van de Pol, OD, PhD, FAAO

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Small aperture IOL technology offers benefits to patients, optometrists

Individuals often have questions about their candidacy for certain implants and how the various mechanisms of action work.


Mark W. Roark, OD, FAAO

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AOA 2023: Nutritional strategies in dry eye disease: The importance of omega-3s

This 3-pronged approach for nutritional intervention to help maintain dry eye disease is in addition to a recommended dietary intake of daily oily fish.


Graham Hughes, MD

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Can AI rescue physicians from EHR woes?

The next frontier of software to reduce physicians’ documentation burdens


Eris Jordan, OD

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Restoring sight against all odds

Clinical trial launch proves transformative for one optometrist’s career


Maureen Oyaide-Ofenor, OD, MSC

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How to improve visual function with vision therapy following mild traumatic brain injury

Successfully improving visual function in patients with MTBI requires an interdisciplinary approach and a collaborative effort between the patient and all involved allied health care providers.


Janette Pepper, OD, FCOVD

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How to overcome cultural barriers for effective patient communication

Effective communication is imperative for patient adherence, it increases patient outcomes, and it reduces malpractice risks.


Bria George, PharmD

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Case report: Refractory pseudophakic cystoid macular edema during an exacerbation of scleroderma

It is important that clinicians are prepared with alternative methods for patients experiencing refractory CME after failed improvement with the agents that are most frequently used.


David Kasanoff, OD

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OCT is a crucial tool in glaucoma diagnosis and monitoring

Evaluating images for quality, artifacts, and segmentation errors.

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