Outlook

Introduction to the issue and commentary on recent trends in the profession. By Jack Persico, Editor-in-Chief

Legislation With Vision

Both chambers of Congress are advocating expansion of Medicare to include eye care services. Let’s support it.
07/15/2021

Profit and Loss

Who wins and who loses as optometrists choose employment over entrepreneurship?
06/15/2021

The Force Awakens

In-person conferences are coming back, slowly and fitfully, but with momentum and goodwill on their side.
05/15/2021

A Case of Nerves

ODs may hesitate to embrace neuro-ophthalmic cases, but you can be an essential player in care without shouldering it all.
04/15/2021

Changing the Culture

OD-MD cooperation succeeds when there’s mutual trust and respect. Expect it—but earn it, too.
03/15/2021

Can’t Get There From Here

New grads who want to practice full-scope care may find no easy path available, with patients suffering collateral damage.
02/15/2021

The Pricing Problem

There will always be someone willing to charge less than you. Emphasize quality and personalized attention instead.
01/15/2021

Subject to Change

Optometry’s response to the pandemic showcases its strengths, and maybe its future.
12/15/2020

Caveat Emptor

Another online seller pushes convenience over quality.
11/15/2020

Winds of Change

Numerous trends in optometry are reaching an inflection point. Will they disrupt, or just distract?
10/15/2020

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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August 26, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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