Authors


Travis Pfeifer, BA

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The role of comanagement in specialized scleral contact lens fitting

Comanagement optimizes outcomes for patients who wear scleral lenses.


Curt Greeley, OD

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Prioritizing eye health in a digital world

In addition to these tips on preventing digital eye strain, it is important to implement other eye-healthy habits.



Susan Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS

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AAOpt 2023: How optometry’s first NEI multicenter study impact our KC practices today

Hear how the Clek study continues to play a role in today's keratoconus care.


Natalie Nguyen, OD, FAAO

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Point-of-care testing helps dry eye diagnosis

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, optometric care is experiencing a rapid shift towards medical diagnostic testing that is taken at the time and place of patient care.


Tracy Williams, OD, FAAO

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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.


Terry J. Smith, MD

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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.


Loretta Szczotka-Flynn, OD, PhD

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IKA Keratoconus Symposium 2023: Sneak peek with Dr Szczotka-Flynn

Loretta Szczotka-Flynn, OD, PhD, sits down to discuss the International Keratoconus Academy's first annual keratoconus symposium, which will be held April 22-23, 2023, in Scottsdale, Arizona.


David Norris, MD, MBA

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5 financial ratios to watch to track your practice’s financial health

Top 5 financial metrics every physician should know how to and use them each month


Nana Owusu, OD

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The long and short of myopia management

As our dependence on technology progresses, we have seen tremendous impact on all aspects of our lives—including our kids’ eyes and vision.


John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA, FSLS, FBCLA

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VEW 2022: Analyzing corneal diagnostics A-Z

John D. Gelles, OD, FAAO, FIAOMC, FCLSA, FSLS, FBCLA, shares highlights from his Vision Expo West presentation: "Corneal diagnostics: A-Z."


Danica Marrelli, OD, FAAO

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EnVision Summit 2024: Inside the new Optometry Program and glaucoma panel with Dr Danica Marrelli

The 2024 EnVision Summit will feature a brand-new Optometry Program, co-chaired by Danica Marrelli, OD, FAAO, AAO Dipl, and Cecelia Koetting, OD, FAAO, DipABO.



David Damari, OD, FCOD, FAAO

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Top 9 sports vision resources

New technology helps eye care practitioners assist their athlete patients


Parres Wright, OD, FAAO

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Managing low vision in an aging population

As Baby Boomers enter the at-risk age group for vision loss, optometrists must be ready to act.


Andrew G. Lee, MD

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SECO 2023: Neuro nuggets with Dr Lee

Andy Lee, MD, gives highlights from his SECO special session, "Neuro nuggets."


Laurie Saloman

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In-office procedures are new option for managing cataracts, glaucoma, and lesions

As technology improves, less-invasive treatments save patients time and money.


Nidhi Rana, OD

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Identifying and treating for the appropriate red eye in pediatrics and beyond

Nidhi Rana, OD, discusses key highlights from her AAOpt 2022 presentation on pediatric red eye.


Sonia Brujic, PharmD

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Know risks and benefits of ocular steroid use

Ophthalmic corticosteroids optimize outcomes in patients with ocular inflammatory conditions



Brian Pall, OD, MS, FAAO

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Transcript: First drug-eluting contact lens approved in Japan

Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen from Johnson & Johnson Vision is the first entry into an anticipated category of drug-eluting contact lenses.


Eric Botts, OD

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Where to begin with dry eye technology

Adding laboratory testing and meibography helps patients and practices


Arthur Jung, OD

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5 reasons optometrists have failed to embrace myopia management

Some optometrists are reluctant to incorporate myopia control into practice. With global cases on the rise, the time to act is now.


Hanne Hansen, OD

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Angle closure presentation differs

Cases illustrate how acute and chronic angle-closure glaucoma are treated


Erin Tomiyama, OD, PhD, FAAO

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Multifocals for all ages

Making the most of multifocal contact lenses in your practice.


Steven Leibowitz, MD

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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.


Austin Lifferth, OD, FAAO

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All things glaucoma: A triad approach to evaluating the optic nerve, plus GlaucoMantras to carry with you

Austin Lifferth, OD, FAAO, shares highlights from his AAOpt 2022 presentations, including a triad approach to evaluating the optic nerve in glaucoma, and recentering glaucoma care with these 5 GlaucoMantras.


Heavin Maier, OD

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Contoured prism lenses enhance vision clarity and patient comfort

New technology improves precision of binocular vision disorder diagnosis and correction


Tracy Offerdahl, PHARMD, RPH, FAAO

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Biologic medications: The basics that every OD should know

This drug category is rapidly growing in the ophthalmic space, with more options in the pipeline


Sheri Rowen, MD, FACS, PCEO, FCWS

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Pearls for integrating dry eye disease management into your practice

Collaboration between ophthalmologists, optometrists can boost early detection.

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