Patient Care

What ODs Need to Know About Thyroid Eye Disease

Understanding how to approach the diagnosis and management of this condition is a key role of the primary eyecare provider.
10/15/2022

The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Optometry

Biologic factors combined with social patterns create distinct patterns in how eye diseases manifest. Though not foolproof, these give us at least a sense of a patient’s elevated risk for certain conditions.
01/15/2022

Connecting Across Cultures: How to Reach Out to Hispanics

This burgeoning group offers an ideal example of the need to develop “cultural competence” in the clinic. Other distinct communities are profiled here as well.
01/15/2022

Breaking Down Barriers: The Black Experience in Optometry

How to establish trust and provide effective communication to create a stronger connection between optometrists and the Black community.
01/15/2022

Evaluating Patients with Neurodevelopmental Conditions

Learn how to modify your practice and clinical approach to best manage this population.
01/15/2022

How to Offer Inclusive Care for LGBTQ+ Patients

Recognize inherent biases in practices and implement more supportive behavior to interact with members of this community respectfully.
01/15/2022

How to Defuse a Difficult Patient

Whatever the trigger, take a deep breath and adopt an empathetic approach to calm the situation.
01/15/2022

Making Your Practice Kid-Friendly

How to simplify exams and make them fun while minimizing stress for you, the pediatric patients and their parents.
01/15/2022

Take your Practice to New Heights

Adding new services and an expanded level of care for your patients’ benefit, as well as your own, is within reach. Here’s what to keep in mind.
10/15/2021

Get to Know HZO

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the various treatment options to effectively manage this condition.
05/15/2021

Upcoming Events

June 4, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, and Jessica Steen, OD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
Time: 6:15pm CT

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
Program: 7
:00pm CT

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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