Practice Management

Opternative Off the Market

FDA action ends a contentious three-year run.

Arkansas Scope Challengers Try Alternate Route

A medical group looking to halt optometric expansion is still attempting to get its question on the ballot—despite earlier rejection.

Arkansas Scope Expansion Challenge Rejected

Medical lobby failed to get optometric procedures vote on the ballot, clearing the way for the bill to become law.

Bill Calls for Direct Contact Lens Prescription Verification

New legislation seeks to cut the cord on automated phone systems.

Step Away From the Donuts

Office snacking is all about making healthy choices—and hiding your stash of the good stuff.

Insurance Woes Top the List for Skipping Annual Exam

Percent of patients who missed their yearly appointment hasn’t improved in a decade.

Medical Group Challenges Arkansas Scope Expansion

A new organization is trying to undo optometric successes in several states.

Sunny With a Chance of No-shows

Patients, like the weather, can be fickle. Together, they can really drive you crazy.

OSSN Interventions Get High Marks

Patient fears often dictate treatment choice, and proper clinician-patient communication is key.

Add Billions to Optometry

Managing dry eye can be a huge opportunity for your contact lens patients—and practice.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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