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.
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.
Optometrists choose continuing education (CE) for a variety of reasons, all of which have merit.
The effect alcohol consumption has on glaucoma has been discussed for years. Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, talks about the correlation between alcohol consumption and its impact on intraocular pressure (IOP) and glaucoma.
Every patient responds differently to contact lens best practices. Here are five methods to help get patients to comply with their contact lens prescription.
There are certain habits that seperate successful practices from unsuccessful practices. One OD explains why setting goals, writing them down, and sticking to them can make your practice more successful.
Online sales aren’t going away. ODs and their staffs are able to match price and convenience, but they excel at outstanding customer service. One OD outlines how she adopted an innovative service process in her practices to improve relationships with patients.
Shalu Pal, OD, FAAO, discusses practicing in Canada, contact lenses, and riding motorcycles in the latest Optometry Times Q&A.
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.
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.