Today's Spotlight

Out With the Old, In With the New

What did you invest in this year? How has it impacted your patient care? Your bottom line? We asked, and you answered. See what your colleagues spent their money on this year and what they still have on their wish list in our 2016 Technology Survey.
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Keeping Contact Lens Care In-House

During a recent trip to the pharmacy to pick up some medication for my daughter, I overheard an interesting conversation between the person in line in front of me and the pharmacy technician behind the counter.
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Top 100 Drugs: Which Are Your Patients Taking?

This article highlights many of the more common drugs you may encounter in your practice and their potential impact on ocular health. Use it as a systemic Rx refresher and to stay informed of new developments and new and existing clinical key points. 
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An Eye for Flare

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.  

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A Global Scourge

Billions of people around the world are at risk from bacteria and viruses transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, fleas and other vectors. Vector-borne infection results in some of the world’s most destructive diseases—many of which have emerged as increasing threats to human health in this age of globalization. 
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Look Inside The Current Issue

September 15, 2016

Features

Dissecting DME

A clinician’s role in diagnosing and managing diabetic macular edema.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love EHR

Tech wizards discuss their biggest hurdles and how you can clear them when it’s your turn.

Is That Conjunctival Lesion Cancerous?

Easily mistaken for a benign pinguecula or pterygium, conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasm is far more ominous. You can avoid invasive procedures and still ensure effective treatment.

Out With the Old, In With the New

The 2016 technology survey reveals what your colleagues are buying—and how it’s changing their practices.

Pearls on Proper Use of Retinal Imaging

Optometrists have a variety of options for discovering and tracking posterior segment pathologies. Here’s a guide for when to use which ones.

The Best Tech for Tracking Glaucoma Progression

OCT is the new gold standard for diagnosing and monitoring glaucoma. Here’s how to use it in clinical practice.

Top 100 Drugs: Which Are Your Patients Taking?

The eye doesn't exist in a vacuum. Knowing the most commonly used medications by indication can help you provide the best possible care.

Departments

A Global Scourge

Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world because of their ability to carry and spread disease.

An Eye for Flare

A patient has pain, redness and photophobia in both of her eyes, but the discomfort in the left eye is unbearable.

Coding in a Tech Savvy World

Technology can be a blessing, but understand you aren’t the only one using it.

Gotta Do the Math

Patients trust my math to correct their vision, and I don’t even know if I passed any math classes. This proves I’m good for something, at least.

Hard Times for Soft Lenses

Two reports document challenges to long-term success and reinforce the importance of good education.

Is His Prognosis… Favre-able?

The last three months for this teenager were a blur. Well, for his vision anyway.

Keepin’ it Real

Intraoperative abberometry gives surgeons vital data in real time—while the patient is on the operating table—increasing accuracy.

News Review

LASIK | Online Contact Lens Sales | IOP Monitoring | Pediatric Trauma

Product Review

Ophthalmic Instruments | Lenses and Finishing | Ocular Nutrition | Contact Lenses

The Infection Connection

When herpes zoster causes 3rd nerve palsy, patients and practitioners suddenly have to deal with multiple issues.

The Over/Under of Glaucoma

Correctly diagnosing this disease can be a challenge.

E-Newsletters

Practice Pearls

Expert clinician Paul Karpecki, OD, provides practical insights and management strategies for a wide array of ocular conditions.

RCCL e-News

A quick read of the best pearls from the current issue of Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses, with links to full articles.

Optometric Retina Society E-Newsletter

Keep up to date on the latest research and clinical findings in retinal disease care with this quarterly publication from the ORS.

Optometric Physician E-Journal

A weekly e-journal edited by Art Epstein, OD, featuring incisive commentary, timely research summaries and late-breaking news.

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