Many patients present with dry eye, and some ODs aren’t sure how to jump into the game. Scott Schachter, OD, offers his tips on expanding or incorporating dry eye services into your practice.
Scratches by young felines can lead to ocular complications. Find out how a patient’s floater led to a referral and diagnosis of cat-scratch neuroretinitis.
Marketing your practice can seem overwhelming, but with a plan in place you will find that it is much more effective and may even save you money in the long run. Learn how to put a marketing plan together and the benefits of having a marketing plan in place at your practice.
Demodex has been associated with inflammation of the lid margin and eyelash loss in patients. Take a closer look at mites and microorganisms to consider if, in moderation, they may be beneficial.
Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella wants your feedback! Read his latest editorial about interacting with people like you at industry meetings.
Viola Kanevsky, OD: Owner of Acuity, NYC, discusses her uptown NYC practice, pediatrics, and the Guatemala civil war.
In Part 2 of her three-part series on cosmetic dangers, Tracy Schroeder-Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO, focuses on the dangers found in cosmetics—particularly cosmetics banned by the FDA and those that may exacerbate ocular surface disease.
It is not realistic for patients to be prepared to respond when they are given news of a disease or disorder. Many times, patients are caught off guard at the mention of disease and assume a blank stare. What questions are they supposed to ask? Will Smith, OD, anticipates these questions and provides staff with information to keep patients informed.
Third-year student Shelby May gives her three tips to improve doctor-driven dispensing skills as a student. She explains how ODs can differentiate themselves from their online competitors.
U.S. gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez speaks exclusively with Optometry Times and discusses how daily disposable contact lenses helped to improve her vision when competing.