Optometric Study Center

The Origins and Management of Contact Lens Discomfort

Understanding how this irritating nuisance develops is the first step toward fighting its deleterious effects.
11/15/2017

Kids and Pharmaceuticals: How to Tailor Your Therapy

Treating infections in a pediatric population can be tricky. These tips and tricks can help.
10/15/2017

Understanding Today's State-of-the-art OCT Technology and Anticipating Tomorrow's

This family of devices has changed the way ODs diagnose and monitor disease. This guide explains when to use which application.
09/15/2017

Time to Update Your Plaquenil Screening Protocols

The sooner you diagnose hydroxychloroquine-induced macular toxicity, the better, and new guidelines can help.
08/15/2017

Caring for Patients With Brain Injury

More often than not, TBI affects a patient’s vision, and ODs must be prepared to evaluate and manage this population.
07/15/2017

AMD Mimickers: When to Suspect Macular Dystrophy

Some presentations are different than they appeared at first glance. Here's how to spot the differences.
06/17/2017

A Comprehensive Look at Dry Eye Therapy

With such a robust dry eye toolbox, knowing the best approach can be tricky. This run-down of options will help clarify the treatment strategies at your disposal.
05/15/2017

Don't Be Stumped by These Lumps and Bumps

Most eyelid lesions are benign, but some can lead to severe clinical outcomes if not caught early.
04/15/2017

Injectable Medications in Ocular Care

Optometrists can make use of these treatments using these protocols.
03/15/2017

Are You Missing These Optic Nerve Disorders?

Understanding the pathophysiology of the anomaly is key to proper diagnosis.
02/15/2017

Upcoming Events

December 15-16, 2017

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD & Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

February 16-20, 2018

SkiVision 2018
Location: Westin Snowmass Conference Center, Aspen, CO
Speakers: Murray Fingeret, OD & Leo Semes, OD 
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

April 6-8, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Nashville
Location:
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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