Today's Spotlight

Empirical Fitting of GP Lenses

Advanced technology has paved the way for a quite easy and successful approach.
Today's Spotlight

Demystifying the Complement System

Understanding the range of structural findings associated with this condition is key to effective management.

 
Today's Spotlight

Get a Handle on Head-Mounted Perimetry

Learn how this option stacks up against the tried-and-true methods and how well you can integrate it into your practice.

Today's Spotlight

Fundus Examination: Pay Attention to the Borders

Tips and pearls for expanding your view of the peripheral retina.

Today's Spotlight

Navigating Optic Nerve Differentials

Acute vision loss is enough to set off alarms in the office, but add disc swelling to the presentation and the case quickly becomes an ocular emergency that needs to be tended to right away. It is important to thoroughly test these patients to make the appropriate diagnosis and come up with a proper management plan.

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Features

Navigating Optic Nerve Differentials

Use this systematic protocol to arrive at the proper diagnosis without delay.

Sharpen Your Slit Lamp Technique

Refine your skills and master the tricks this instrument offers to help examine patients more thoroughly.

Fundus Examination: Pay Attention to the Borders

Tips and pearls for expanding your view of the peripheral retina.

Get a Handle on Head-Mounted Perimetry

Learn how this option stacks up against the tried-and-true methods and how well you can integrate it into your practice.

Departments

Spot On

Can you see the clinical features of this pigmented lesion?

A Triad of Etiologies Complicates Diagnosis

Amblyopia can be supported by anisometropia and/or strabismus, but it does not rule out more serious etiologies.

Common Threads

RNFL defects are an important clinical finding in glaucomatous optic neuropathy, but the diagnosis may not always be obvious.

Coordinating Care, Delaying Clinic

While making background arrangements for proper management is not usually difficult, it can cut into office efficiency.

Efficiency is Key

Newer technologies can lead to more accurate diagnoses.

Fungal Frenzy

Certain species have more recently been studied for their responsiveness to nonconventional forms of therapies.

Hat’s Off to Epi-Off

Make sure you link a keratoconus diagnosis with a timely treatment approach.

My Favorite Patients

Kids, dads, gamers, know-it-alls—I just love them.

Peaked Interest

A patient expressed concern about a pupil abnormality. What’s the appropriate workup? How should you triage the case?

Screen Time on Steroids

Apple’s entry into the VR market will popularize headset devices, putting digital displays closer than ever to vulnerable eyes.

Should Hindsight Be 20/20?

When a child’s acuity meets their visual needs, they may benefit more from a delayed glasses prescription.

Sounds of Silence

Hearing-impaired individuals require tailored eye exams.

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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.

Continuing Education

Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses

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