Essential Procedures

Zoom in on Gonioscopy

Studies show too few doctors perform this simple and valuable procedure.
09/21/2016

Plug the Drain with Lacrimal Occlusion

Keep dry eye patients flowing into your office with this time-honored technique.
06/15/2016

Breaking Down Barriers: Iridotomy in Optometric Practice

Progressive states allow it, and others are likely to follow. Here’s how it’s done.
05/15/2016

Scoring an A+ on a B-Scan

Master the art of ultrasound imaging.
03/15/2016

Learn to Burp Corneal Wounds Without a Hiccup

Lower IOP for postoperative cataract patients with this elegant technique.
02/15/2016

Get Laser Focused on the Appropriate Glaucoma Treatment

SLT—once the exclusive domain of ophthalmology—is becoming a first-line treatment as states allow optometrists to perform it.
01/15/2016

‘Capping Off’ Cataract Surgery

Posterior capsular opacification is the most common complication of cataract surgery. Here’s how this quick and effective procedure is performed.
06/15/2015

How to Impress (and Express) Your Patients

Want to express meibomian glands like a pro? Here’s a step-by-step tutorial.
05/15/2015

Perform ASP and DBD for Stubborn RCE

If anterior stromal puncture doesn’t do the job for recalcitrant recurrent corneal erosion, here’s a more aggressive option.
04/15/2015

How to Make Your Patients Stop Crying

Follow these simple steps to confidently perform lacrimal dilation and irrigation.
03/15/2015

Upcoming Events

October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST | 8:00am-12:15pm PST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

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October 6, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Nancy Holekamp, MD and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
9:00pm EST

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