Corneal ectasia is one of the worst outcomes of laser eye surgery (LASIK). One OD takes a look at the importance of operating on good candidates and the newest technologies to do so succesfully.
A new study shows that omega-3 supplements offer the same benefits as the study's placebo, olive oil. Researchers and other experts discuss trial results and what's next for ODs treating dry eye.
Study groups can help their members via group discussion and sharing. If you’re looking to form or join a study group, find out what leads to success.
Many technologies have hit the scene to help improve the way doctor and patients interact. One OD gives the four technologies that have helped take her doctor/patient interactions to the next level.
Corneal filaments frequently recur after removal, and resolution occurs only by treating the patient’s underlying inflammation. This case illustrates the need to move to atypical therapies, such as N-acetylcysteine.
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD—Associate dean for research, The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, discusses working with kids, myopia, and In-N-Out Burger.
A new study shows that smart glasses reduce symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in individuals with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Two ODs weigh in on the study and why it shows promise for future treatment options.
Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella refuses to turn patients away if they cannot pay. He reminds himself—and all ODs—that the burden of care can be shared instead of carried alone.
Factors such as age, family history, and race are not modifiable. One OD examines how a change in dietary habits may be beneficial in treating those suffering from glaucoma.