November 15, 2021


Clinical Care

When Your Patient Complains of Red Eye

The key to uncovering the root cause is a thorough patient history and clinical exam.

Diagnostic Skills & Techniques

The Conjunctiva Up Close

Here’s how to recognize and manage a few common conditions that affect this part of the eye.

Dry Eye

Dry Eye: Where Do We Stand with Omega-3 Supplements?

A review of recent research for and against this treatment supplementation.


Anterior Blepharitis: The Front Line of OSD

We dissect everything you need to know about this common condition, including proper treatment and management, and how it can be a sign of Demodex.

Beneath the Mask: OSD Issues Spike Due to Improper Wear

Since the onset of COVID, doctors have noted an increase in dry eye, chalazion, blepharitis and hordeolum cases. Here, several experts offer diagnosis and treatment tips.

Office Design

Eye-Popping Office Spaces

ODs bounced back from the COVID doldrums with bold and adventurous new design ideas.



More Like Mid-career Crisis

Whatever the catalyst, you should just go on and get it over with.

Clinical Quandaries

Out of Orbit

Prolapse of fat can disturb patients but may not be harmful.

Coding Connection

Innovate for Success

Educate yourself when approaching new technology.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Scleral Decentration: The Workaround

Center-near aspherics help achieve multifocal correction with this modality, but they don’t come without problems.

Diagnostic Quiz

A Spot of Trouble

No one wants to see a dark patch in the posterior segment. What factors in this case might help you weigh its significance?

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Feedback and ideas from the optometric community.


Good Vibrations

Patients experience your office environment before (and after) they see you. Use it to create a great first impression.

Retina Quiz

A Closer Look

A surprising discovery led to this diagnosis.

The Essentials

Reach for the Dye

Fluorescein is most commonly used for corneal evaluation and, as such, its instillation should be properly understood.

Through My Eyes

Owning OSD

New treatments can help us keep up with this perennial problem.

Urgent Care

Safety First

An open globe can cause vision loss and intraocular infection, but preventing these injuries is completely possible when the proper precautions are taken.