Optometry’s success in the future will depend on the ability of ODs to overcome new challenges.
Laser and Light Technology
There is a lot to learn from the history of LASIK if ODs are willing to unearth it.
New techniques and technologies are expanding the optometrist’s role in cataract surgery
Modern refractive surgery offers additional approaches for collaborative patient care.
Intense pulsed light (IPL) technology has the potential to revolutionize dry eye management and ocular surface disease.
After practicing for even just a short time, optometrists can typically spot a patient with posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) from the triage phone call when they booked their appointment.
The topic of light-related damage to the eyes and adnexa has garnered more attention in recent years.
One of your patients, who previously had LASIK, now needs cataract surgery.