Today's Spotlight

Deciphering Contact Lens Terminology

Confused by the company lingo used in today’s most popular products? Here’s a guide to what they mean.

Today's Spotlight

Honoring Art Epstein

Fiercely loyal to optometry, he often led the way by starting much-needed conversations. We each can continue that tradition.

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But Wait, There’s More!

A 73-year-old Caucasian female was referred to me by a neuro-ophthalmic colleague for continued care. The patient had relocated to my area about 18 months prior, and she brought with her a lengthy history involving a pituitary adenoma that had been resected 10 years earlier. She had also undergone bilateral cataract surgery approximately six years earlier. Essentially, the patient had been stable prior to moving to the area and was continuing care with new providers. She had been seen most recently by neuro about three months prior to my first visit with her.

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All that Glistens

New IOL materials and designs aim to reduce bothersome issues such as dysphotopsias.

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Surface Treatments and Designs that Improve Comfort

Understand how to use these options to improve the patient experience.

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The News Feed

Look Inside The Current Issue

September 15, 2022


Is Artificial Intelligence Smart Enough Yet to Help Us?

Learn the current state of this technology and what might be coming soon to support optometry’s efforts to fight diabetic retinopathy.

New Technology Purchases: How and Why ODs Buy

This reader survey reveals the preferences and priorities that guide optometrists when adding tools and techniques to their practices.

OCT: What’s Under the Hood?

This essential guide will help you understand the technology and how it supports clinical practice.

Take Control of the Nutrition Conversation

Comprehensive optometric care includes discerning the role evidence-based nutrition plays in eye health.

Telemedicine: What We’ve Learned and What’s to Come

Reflecting on the present and preparing for the future of virtual eye care.


Don’t Fear Digital Disruptors

Technologies that change the delivery of eye care are maturing. Optometrists should act—rather than react.

Giving Up the Ghost

Don’t provide a cataract referral without first considering corneal rehabilitation.

Lights in the Fog

This patient’s hypopigmented lesion led to the diagnosis.

Limbal Landmarks

Explore the inner workings of a region essential to the cornea.

Pecking Away at Differentials

Are you familiar with this choroidal lesion?

Revisit a Steroid Alternative

Acthar Gel, an injectable therapy that activates melanocortin pathways, may be a saving grace for some of your patients.

Talkin’ Toxicity

Consider the potential adverse effects associated with Blenrep before initiating use for myeloma treatment.

That Sinking Feeling

A patient’s vision has been blurry ever since a recent fall. You examine her and find this. What’s going on?

The Best-Kept Secret

Optometry’s role in health care is crucial. Time to spread the word.

Words From the Wise

Yeah, I’m referring to me and my advice. Take it or leave it.


Practice Pearls

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

OCCRS E-Newsletter

A quarterly e-newsletter by Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society (OCCRS) covering the latest information on cornea, cataract and refractive surgery, comanagement and leading technologies.

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

September 2022 • 2.00 Credits

Take Control of the Nutrition Conversation

July 2022 • 2.00 Credits

MIGS on the Move

Additional Publications

Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses

May/June 2022
Women in Optometry

Women In Optometry continues to be published online, with regular updates on practice design, practice success, news, trends and perspectives. Visit

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