A 67-year-old black female reported to the office with a chief complaint of painful eyes, more so in the left eye than the right, for the previous week. She explained she was experiencing pain, redness and photophobia in both of her eyes, but the discomfort in the left eye had become unbearable. Her systemic history was remarkable for hypertension, which was properly medicated. She denied allergies of any kind.
Knowing your contact lens infections and how to keep patients happy is key to keeping them in the practice.
When a patient at risk presents, how do you keep them free of problems?
Point-of-care tests and advanced diagnostic imaging are helping doctors tackle it faster and more precisely than ever before.
Sarah Ebeling, OD, still remembers the day in optometry school when she learned about a particular shade of bright green "apple"—with a wavelength of 555.
By April Jasper, OD, FAAO, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH—As mothers, we unabashedly adore our kids. Yet loving your own children or even delighting in the energy of other little ones doesn’t necessarily translate into incorporating pediatric services into your practice successfully.
This year WO will hold its first Theia Awards of Excellence to honor women ODs in the following three categories: Leadership, Mentoring and Innovation. Click here to make your nominations.