Authors


Pamela E. Theriot, OD, FAAO

Latest:

AAOpt 2023: Sunny with a chance of tears

Hear what is new in the world of ocular surface disease, and what's coming down the pipeline.


Kyra Dorgeloh, OD

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OCT, OCTA show promise in screening for DR

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


John Buch, OD, MS

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HEV filter contact lens technology helps reduce light scattering

John Buch, OD, MS, with JJV, shares an update on the company's HEV filter contact lens.


Andrew Rixon, OD, FAAO

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OCT in glaucoma management: Green isn’t always clean

Avoid color-scheme bias and vet all data before making treatment decisions


Denise A. Valenti, OD, FAAO

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New technology will allow roadside simulation for research on cannabis use and driving

Denise A. Valenti, OD, FAAO, gives key takeaways from her AAOpt 2022 discussion on the impact of marijuana use and driving.


Courtney Allen, OD

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Autism spectrum disorder in children requires patience, flexibility

How to tailor an eye examination and what technology to consider.


David Liao, MD

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Controversies in Modern Eye Care 2023: Evolving therapeutics for nAMD and DME

David Liao, MD, shares highlights from his discussion on evolving treatment strategies for neovascular AMD and DME, during the 17th annual Controversies in Modern Eye Care meeting.


Nicholas Colatrella, OD, FAAO, Dipl AAO, ABO, ABCMO

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Ocular findings of COVID-19

COVID-19 affects every part of the eye, front to back.


Wanyi Pan

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Future advances in glaucoma therapy

Medical and surgical technological advances show promise for future glaucoma management.


Gema Corpus, MSc

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Focusing on extended-depth-of-focus contact lenses for myopia control

Clinical pilot study evaluates effect after 1 month of wear.


Dina Erickson, OD, FAAO

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Victoria Conference 2023: Identifying glaucoma suspects

Dina Erickson, OD, FAAO, caught up with Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO, while at the 2023 Victoria Conference to share highlights from her talk on glaucoma suspects.



Ranjila Shyangbo

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Review Duane’s retraction syndrome diagnosis and treatment

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


Kerry Salsberg, OD

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Swept-source and multimodal OCT technologies offer clinical advantages

The expenditure of embracing new technologies is worthwhile.



Behrad Garmsiri

Latest:

Future advances in glaucoma therapy

Medical and surgical technological advances show promise for future glaucoma management.


Euin Cheong, OD

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Why is contrast sensitivity important?

When a patient has low contrast sensitivity, it means they have difficulty perceiving and distinguishing objects or patterns with subtle differences in contrast. This can have several implications for their vision and daily life, since our world is not merely black and white.


Alexis G. Malkin, OD, FAAO

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AAOpt 2022: Comanagement helps elevate the full holistic standard of care for the patient

Alexis G. Malkin, OD, FAAO, and Anita Gulmiri, OD, FAAO, share highlights from their presentation, "Intersection of low vision and contact lens: unique examples of co-management," which they presented during AAOpt 2022.


Katheryn Cregan

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Diagnosing and treating optic nerve head drusen

Technologies that improve treatment of ONHD and similar pathologies.


Todd Peabody, OD, MBA, FAAO

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The optometrist’s role in diagnosing and treating hypertension

ODs have the rare opportunity to engage as well as educate patients on hypertension.


Harmin Chima, OD

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AOA 2023: Investigating 3-layer amniotic membrane graft as an emerging treatment for ocular surface disease

Harmin Chima, OD, met with Optometry Times to discuss treatment options for ocular surface disease with Biovance's 3-layer amniotic membrane graft.



John Samples, MD

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Controversies in Modern Eye Care 2023: MIGS advancements

John Samples, MD, shares highlights from his the glaucoma panel discussion during the 2023 Controversies in Modern Eye Care meeting.


Khan Lau, OD, MBA, FAAO

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Treatments for presbyopia coming soon

These options increase the depth of field to address the symptoms of presbyopia


Shane Swatts, OD

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AOA 2023: Everything you need to know on intense pulse light

Shane Swatts, OD, reviewed the key points of his course on intense pulse light therapy.



Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO

Latest:

Guideline redefines amniotic membrane’s role in ocular surface disease

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


Jack Raney

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Viewpoints: Remote monitoring centers for dry AMD

Roundtable of experts discuss impact, management of retinal disease.


Emily Kaiser Maharjan, Assistant Managing Editor

Latest:

FDA grants SightGlass Vision Breakthrough Device designation for DOT spectacle lenses

Diffusion Optics Technology (DOT) spectacle lenses are intended to slow myopia progression in children via contrast management mechanism of action.


Chandra Mickles, OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS

Latest:

Debunking common ortho-k myths

Eyecare practitioners' top misconceptions just may surprise you.

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