Diagnostic Skills & Techniques

Point-Counterpoint: Ultra-Widefield Imaging vs. Dilated Funduscopy

A dilated exam is the standard of care—but is it always practical?
03/15/2017

Condensing Lenses: Sharpen Your Skills in Choosing and Using

These devices remain vital to everyday practice. Are you making the most of them?
03/15/2017

Red Disease: Is it Haunting Your Glaucoma Diagnoses?

New imaging modalities are game-changers for glaucoma care, but beware of false positives.
03/15/2017

Bridging the Generation Gap

Before ODs had either legal or technological ability to diagnose the way they do today, how did they practice? One doctor asks his optometrist father.
07/21/2016

The Dilation Dilemma

Advances in imaging have allowed for greater patient convenience and satisfaction. But are they a substitute for the tried-and-true practice of dilation?
06/15/2016

Pupil Testing: Implications for Diagnosis

Diagnosing and managing many retinal and neurological conditions begins with the pupil. These testing techniques and tips will ensure you catch commonly encountered pupil disorders right away.
03/15/2016

The How and Why of Diagnosing Dry Eye

The differential etiology of dry eye disease confounds diagnosis. Here are a dozen clinical tools essential for identifying its hallmarks and healing your patients.
03/15/2016

OCT’s Role in an Optometric Practice

Knowing what you can—and can’t—do with this imaging technology helps you provide the best care to patients with common ocular conditions.
03/15/2016

Urgent and Chronic Causes of Diplopia

Double vision can originate from many conditions. Learn to recognize when this presentation is an emergency and when it’s indicative of a long-term issue.
03/20/2015

Differential Diagnosis of Retinal Disease

Many retinal conditions can be easily confused. Can you spot the masqueraders?
03/15/2015

Upcoming Events

March 24-26, 2017

New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Marriott Charleston, Charleston, SC
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 17 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 2, 2017

Eye to Eye
Location: Detroit Marriott Troy, Troy, MI
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO and Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO
3  CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 8, 2017

Eye to Eye
Location: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO and Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO
3  CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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