Today's Spotlight

Bigger Isn't Better

A 85-year-old Hispanic female presented for evaluation of longstanding poor vision OU. She denied any pain, redness, photophobia, photopsias or floaters. Her past medical history included hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroid and cardiac arrhythmias, all of which were controlled medically. Her past ocular history included macular hole repair OS 15 years prior with subsequent cataract extraction.

Today's Spotlight

Ace this Aesthetic Injection

Neurotoxins, if administered correctly, can provide precise and safe results for your patients.

Today's Spotlight

A Rough Patch

This rare disorder can cause Bitot spots without an underlying vitamin A deficiency.
Today's Spotlight

A Cold You Can See

This condition resolves on its own, but is still troubling to patients.

Today's Spotlight

Mismatch Made in Heaven: When GP Met Scleral

While different lens modalities can be complex for patients to manage, the right instance may lend itself as the best choice.
Dec 07
Dec 06
Dec 05
Dec 04
Dec 03

The News Feed

2023 Office Design Contest: A Call For Entries

Look Inside The Current Issue

November 15, 2023


Understanding Corneal Ulcers and Infiltrates

How to distinguish one from another and avoid misdiagnosis when the history and symptoms don’t match the presentation.

Real-World Uses of Autologous Serum Eye Drops

Here’s guidance on when and how to employ this “big gun” in the fight against dry eye disease.

A Modern Tool to Assess Myopia Risk

The newly developed UH NEAR survey offers clinicians and researchers a practical way to gather data on health and lifestyle factors to personalize patient care.

Addressing Pterygium in Optometric Practice

Successful management of this condition requires a comprehensive understanding of its pathophysiology, clinical features and diagnostic criteria.

How to Handle the High Myope

Anticipate the following issues during the long-term management of these patients’ ocular health.

Ocular Surface Side Effects of Glaucoma Meds

These drugs may be essential for IOP control, but that’s no reason to let them compromise the cornea. Here’s a look at the many possible iatrogenic complications—and what to do about them.


Bigger Isn't Better

Thickening of the retina is a sign of this condition.

A Cold You Can See

This condition resolves on its own, but is still troubling to patients.

A Nose for News

An exam of the adnexa and face can help identify possible tumors.

Ace this Aesthetic Injection

Neurotoxins, if administered correctly, can provide precise and safe results for your patients.

Diagnose Amblyopia with Caution

Reduced monocular vision without an amblyogenic factor should not be ignored.

Elastin Expansion

Differentiating secondary glaucoma types like pseudoexfoliative syndrome is crucial in providing proper care.

Leaving New York

Vision Expo East’s move to Orlando closes the curtain on a long run of prominence for the city in the optometric landscape.

Not So Benign OSD

If your patient isn’t responding to treatment, look beyond the typical forms of ocular surface disease.

Seen and Unseen

A patient presents with good acuity but poor facial recognition. Recent MCA infarction makes you suspect which diagnosis?

Show Up for OSD

Recent FDA approvals make it easier to treat your patients.

What’s Your Policy?

If something happened with a patient but isn’t written on their chart, it didn’t happen.


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.

Additional Publications

Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses

November/December 2023
Women in Optometry

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

Job of the Week