June 2008


Photo Contest


Soothe the Burn of Ocular Rosacea

Ocular rosacea is a subtype of a chronic dermatologic condition. Here is how you can both diagnose and treat it.

Women at the Forefront

Women at the Forefront

These 10 female optometrists are making an indelible impact on the profession.



It's Like Pulling Teeth!

Is there a doctor in the house? As of now, we have three! Our biggest problem: Figuring out which ‘Dr. Vickers’ gets the Golf Digest subscription.

Coding Connection

This Column’s Mid-Year Review

The goal of this column is to show you how to code properly and to mitigate your risks. How are we doing so far?

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

PPMD Patient Wants LASIK

But, is the procedure too risky for this patient? Consider these factors.

Diagnostic Quiz

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


Career or Family

Optometry is gaining a reputation for being a family-friendly career for women, much to the chagrin of many who want things to stay the same.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

Patient’s Physician Concerned

This patient’s primary care physician requested that she have an eye examination. What does the doctor suspect?

Therapeutic Review

Punctal Occlusion: On Trial?

Punctal plugs have long been used to treat dry eye, and now, they are used in other cases as well. But, are they effective?