February 15, 2018



How the Diploma Deluge is Reshaping Optometry

The student population is booming, but applicants haven’t kept pace. Here are three ways to protect academic standards and avoid a glut.

Innovations in Eye Care

AI for DR: “The Digital Doctor Will See You Now”

Software that can detect ocular anomalies may offer new ways to reduce the loss of vision due to diabetic retinopathy.

Breaking the Burden: A New Way to Deliver Anti-VEGF

An implantable drug reservoir looks to shake up today’s successful but untenable protocols.

Prospects for Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

Investigators are gunning for glaucoma. Here, one shares some thoughts from the frontlines.

Rethinking Endothelial Repair

An eye drop that might regrow cells and a graft-free surgical technique may soon revolutionize the treatment regimen for these patients.

Optometric Study Center

Thyroid Disease: A Delicate Balance Disrupted

This diagnosis isn’t as cut-and-dry as you think; be prepared to manage both hyper- and hypothyroid patients.

Practice Management

Myopia Management in Action

These clinical pearls can help you establish a successful subspecialty within your practice.



25 Ways to Win the Temp Wars

Private practice optometry runs hot and cold—and I’m not talking about the business side of things.

Clinical Quandaries

Where’s the Degeneration?

A significant case of subretinal hemorrhaging leads one OD to a rare disease.

Coding Connection

The Coding is in the Details

Using new technologies to screen for early disease can be great for patient care—as long as you use them wisely.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Don’t Stress

Endothelial blebs be a sign of a problematic scleral lens fit. Here’s what you should do to avoid them.

Diagnostic Quiz

She’s on a Losing Streak

A 52-year-old white female presented to the office with a chief complaint of blurry vision in both eyes at distance and near.

Focus on Refraction

Hone Your Astigmatic Refraction

Use these tips to refine your skills and perform this task more swiftly.

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Two Conditions, One Implant

Non-medical options may be more appropriate when glaucoma patients also have ocular surface disease.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

"We must, as a profession, start speaking about low vision to all AMD patients."

Neuro Clinic

A Giant Problem Overlooked

Don’t always attribute new patient complaints to age—especially if it could be giant cell arteritis.

News Review

News Review

Precision Eye Care | AMD | 2018 Conference Schedule


The Stars of Tomorrow

We shine a light on several new ideas that might change clinical practice. Will they flourish—or flop?

Product Review

Product Review

Contact Lenses | Diagnostic Technology

Retina Dilemmas

A Bad Break-up

When the vitreous and retina don’t separate fully, macular traction can be problematic—or benign. How, and when, to manage?

Retina Quiz

Foretold in the Stars

How do this patient’s comorbidities inform your diagnosis?

Surgical Minute

Lumps and Bumps Be Gone

Shave excision can be a simple answer to your patient’s eyelid margin lesion.

Therapeutic Review

Glaucoma’s New Foe, Explained

How a recently approved formulation aims to improve pressure control.

Through My Eyes

Reinventing Optometry Every Day

One thing we can count on is continuous, rapid change—and our profession is no exception.