Focus on Refraction

This mainstay of optometric practice continues to challenge even seasoned ODs Learn how to do better. By Marc B. Taub, OD, MS, and Paul Harris, OD

Blast From the Past

A childhood course of VT helped slow myopia progression in this high-risk patient, but inattention to proper spectacle correction brought it back.
12/15/2018

It's a Small World After All

Prolonged near-point tasks shrink a patient’s visual horizon to their immediate surroundings, overtaxing vergence and accommodation.
10/15/2018

Emmetropia isn’t Perfect

Hyperopia is expected at distance. This month, we explore its purpose and why it exists in the visual process.
08/15/2018

Home on the Range

There’s no one ideal refraction. Prescriptions are as diverse as the patients in your chair.
06/15/2018

Fresnel Prism to the Rescue

Finding the perfect prism can take time and patience, but once it fits, it sticks.
04/15/2018

Hone Your Astigmatic Refraction

Use these tips to refine your skills and perform this task more swiftly.
02/15/2018

Take It to the Limit

In the pursuit of the best visual acuities for our patients, overminusing can do more harm than good—in the long run.
12/15/2017

Discretion is the Better Part of Valor

A decompressive surgery patient makes strides in vision that come short of binocularity. Sometimes, good is good enough.
10/15/2017

Amblyopia: Ditch the Patch

Research argues in favor of binocular approaches.
08/15/2017

Putting Pen to Paper

You don’t always need expensive proprietary systems to address your patient’s aniseikonia.
06/15/2017

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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