February 15, 2005


A View of the Globe

Tsunami Crisis: An O.D. Reports from Thailand

A second crisis could follow the tsunami—this time, an economic disaster.

Low Vision

What You Don’t Know About Driving and Low Vision

The first thing you should know is the low vision driving regulations in your state. The next thing you should know: You can help.

Patient Care

Distinguish The Rare Conjunctival Tumor

What you should know about low-grade MALT lymphoma and how you can avoid misdiagnosing it.

Pediatric Practice

How You Should Examine Infants and Toddlers

Here are seven essential components for the examination of an infant or toddler, and within each component, practical tips.

Vision Therapy

How to Identify and Refer Patients for Vision Therapy

You may not offer VT services, but you can comanage patients with a VT specialist.



Movin’ On Up

How will we find a new office that’s about the same as our current one? We can start by looking on the wrong side of the tracks.

Clinical Quandaries

Varied Symptoms? Think Lyme

Lyme disease patients have a mixed bag of physical and ocular symptoms. Inquisitive optometrists can recognize undiagnosed patients.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

A Look at ‘Bladeless’ Surgery

How is this different from standard flap procedures in LASIK? And, what are this procedure’s advantages and disadvantages?

Letters to the Editor

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


Don't Treat Before You Diagnose

An oversupply of eye doctors may not be your biggest problem.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

Infant's Pupil Worries Parents

Equally worrisome, the same eye appeared smaller than the other eye.

Therapeutic Review

You Need to Know When to Quit

Continuous use of topical therapy beyond what is necessary may result in iatrogenic disease and failure to heal.