March 2009


Case Report

Did Pigmentary Glaucoma Cause ODH?

Optic disc hemorrhages are generally associated only with normal-tension glaucoma. This case looks beyond that association.

Ophthalmic Lenses

Your Role in Prescribing Ophthalmic Lenses

Of course you play a big role when it comes to presenting patients with their ophthalmic lens options. But, do you use your influence properly?

Patient Care

Ortho-K: An Answer for Myopia Control

Myopia is a costly, life-long problem. But, orthokeratology can help control myopia and prevent further progression.

Practice Management

High Impact on a Low Budget

Your dispensary needs to be freshened up. But, how can you do that without blowing your budget?

Why I Love Wal-Mart

Maybe it’s not for everyone, but it can be a good place for many O.D.s. Here’s how I quit private practice and started hot at Wal-Mart.



Take a Look at Your Ugly Smug

Have you ever been smug? You know, that satisfying feeling of superiority? I’ve started to count my smug episodes: 147.

Clinical Quandaries

Pearls for Comanagement

This is Review of Optometry’s Comanagement Issue, so here is a review of several top comanagement pearls to help you better manage patients.

Coding Connection

Coding for Comanagement

Comanaging ocular surgery patients is common. Getting paid for it is a different story.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Testing Efficacy Against Acanthamoeba

The FDA should take into consideration the strength of the strain to be used as a standard, as well as how to make the testing scenario relevant.

Diagnostic Quiz

Letters to the Editor

News Review


Building Relationships

Review’s 14th Annual Comanagement Report stresses the importance of positive relationships with other health care providers for optimum patient care.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

One Eye’s Not Like the Other

This young patient presented for an evaluation after her pediatrician noticed an asymmetry between her right and left eyes.

Review of Systems

Sarcoidosis Mystery Unraveled

Sarcoidosis is an enigmatic disease without a precise known cause, but it can affect virtually every body system.

Therapeutic Review

Soothing OSD in Glaucoma

Calm glaucoma patients’ ocular surface disease for better adherence to therapy and quality of life.