Technology

Eye Care at the Speed of Light

Telehealth and AI rely on digital tools when human interaction is hard to come by. Here’s how these trends have been accelerated by the shutdown and other catalysts.
10/15/2020

At the Crossroads of Technology and Tradition

Tried-and-true retinal exam techniques are still relevant, even with the inclusion of ever-more precise gizmos.
09/15/2019

Familiarize Yourself with Point-of-care Tools for Dry Eye

A plethora of new tools are rewriting the anterior segment disease monitoring protocol.
11/20/2018

The Dilated Exam in the Age of Ultra-widefield Imaging

The technology’s pros and cons have made it a hot topic in recent years. Here’s where it currently stands in clinical practice.
11/20/2018

Will Remote Refraction Tarnish Telemedicine?

Competitive efforts risk alienating ODs from a new mode of care that holds much potential for good.
10/15/2018

Your Phoropter on Steroids?

High-tech refraction systems tout greater accuracy, comfort and time savings. Skeptics ask if such gains justify choosing this over other practice-enhancing investments.
09/15/2017

Downsize Your Technology to Enhance Your Practice

Here’s a look at the many handheld devices that can provide significant benefits for your practice.
09/15/2017

How Early Diagnosis Can Improve AMD Outcomes

Functional tests are giving optometrists the ability to diagnose earlier and more precisely than ever.
09/15/2017

Modernize Your Exam of Glaucoma Patients and Suspects

Additional testing can help you customize your glaucoma workup.
09/15/2017

Will You Be Prescribing Google Glasses?

Patients wearing this futuristic device and other “augmented reality” glasses will be showing up in your offices soon. Should you plug in to this technology?
08/15/2013

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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