How registries can help optometry
One OD explains why joining a registry could help ODs grasp new technologies and continue to evolve within the profession.
The case of the scarred retina
Undiagnosed ocular trauma could lead to more complicated ocular problems for patients if left untreated. Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO, looks at one case in which optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) helped diagnose and treat a patient successfully.
How diabetes affects your patients
More than 9 percent of U.S. adults have diabetes, and those patients are sitting in your chair. Find out how diabetes affects your patients’ vision.
8 questions to ask before your next CE class
How students learn perioperative care
At the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word, fourth-years get hands-on experience in care for patients pre- and post-surgery, preparing them for real-world comanaging relationships.
5 methods to drive contact lens compliance
Every patient responds differently to contact lens best practices. Here are five methods to help get patients to comply with their contact lens prescription.
How to calculate the value of your practice
An optometric practice is worth what someone is willing to pay. ODs must plan an exit strategy well before it’s time to move on. A practice management expert offers advice.
How the public perceives optometry
No one else is going to explain what ODs do or how we are important to our communities. It’s our job, and no one else will do it for us.
Shalu Pal, OD, FAAO-Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Shalu Pal, OD, FAAO, discusses practicing in Canada, contact lenses, and riding motorcycles in the latest Optometry Times Q&A.
How residency changed my life
One OD determined that she wanted to learn to manage tough cases more efficiently, be challenged by seasoned clinicians, and improve her problem-solving skills. She got that and more with her residency.
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