Comanagement

Mastering OD-to-OD Referrals

Here’s how to build lasting relationships with your peers to provide more complete care.
08/15/2021

Keep Glaucoma Care Close to Home

While comanagement is a key component of long-term success, ODs must take on the lion’s share of day-to-day responsibilities for these patients.
07/15/2021

Be a Retina Referral Rock Star

ODs can—and should—take the lead on screening and monitoring routine cases, only sending to specialists the patients that truly need advanced care.
06/15/2021

Take the Fear Out of Comanaging Neuro Cases

Many patients are best served through a partnership between primary care optometrists and appropiate subspecialists.
05/15/2021

The Many Layers of Cornea Comanagement

The urgency of clinical scenarios in this area often has optometrists setting expectations—and the relationship dynamic, too.
04/15/2021

Cataract Comanagement: Relationships Get Results

Learn to cultivate the interprofessional bonds that are at the heart of a productive pairing of OD-MD colleagues.
03/15/2021

How to Succeed in Cataract Comanagement

These tips can help you stay integral to the care team—and it all starts with open communication.
12/15/2019

How Comanagement Reinvented Optometry

A pioneer looks back on the conflicts and conquests that unfolded as ODs and MDs established an uneasy new collaboration.
07/21/2016

Can You Crack These Comanagement Cases?

When encountering a tricky case that might require other doctors, don’t lead from behind—take charge of the comanagement effort.
05/15/2014

Comanaging MIGS: The Birth of the Middle Class

No longer is glaucoma surgery a high-risk, high-reward venture. Safer—but more modestly beneficial—options are emerging. Here’s a look at the OD’s role.
05/15/2014

Upcoming Events

December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here

December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

Register here

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