Special Report

Recap of World Glaucoma Congress

Glaucoma experts shared and absorbed new insights in research and patient care.

What Has Your Residency Taught You?

Former residents say that their postgraduate training was invaluable. In a larger sense, residency programs elevate the profession in untold ways.

The Lowdown on High-Tech Lenses

Spectacle lenses—and the technology used to measure and create them—are ever improving to provide your patients with better vision.

Meet the ‘Young Guns’ of Optometry

These up-and-coming O.D.s are advancing the profession in ways their predecessors likely never thought of.

The Slippery Facts about Fish Oil

Fish oil is an invaluable source of omega-3 fatty acids. But, not all fish oils are created equal. Here is an overview of the different forms of fish oil, including a scientific and economic comparison.

Cell Phone Photos Save an Eye with Cellulitis

Thanks to cell phone technology and quick thinking, my granddaughter’s periorbital cellulitis was treated in time.

Make the Most Out of Your Staff

In an economy like this one, every dollar spent on staff counts. Here's how you can make the most out of your investment by optimizing employees' performance.

How to Market in a Down Economy

Sure, times are tough. But, talk is cheap. Word-of-mouth is among the most effective (and least expensive) forms of marketing. Here are more marketing ideas for hard times.

O.D. Income Takes a Turn for the Worse

On average, optometric income was down by more than 10% in 2008. Still, many O.D.s think the worst is over, and better days are ahead.

What Will New Grads Do?

This year’s optometry graduates are looking for private practice, not corporate, according to a new survey. They consider optometry a profession, not a business.

Upcoming Events

December 10-11, 2021

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Winter Conference
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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December 11, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Patio Room
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
Dinner/Presentation 6:00–7:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 11-12, 2021

Retina Update 2021
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 Live COPE credits

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