July 15, 2015



In the Eye of The Beholder: Aesthetic Procedures for the Periocular Area

Do you know how to talk to your patients about this important, but often overlooked, area?


An OD’s Guide to Glaucoma Surgery

Some patients will opt for drainage implants or other procedures. How will they impact how optometrists monitor and treat?

Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis: A Not-So-Benign Disease?

Do you know how to recognize and manage this potentially devastating condition?

More Than Meds: Treating Glaucoma in the Real World

Focusing on patient quality of life is key to disease management.


Omega-3s: What They Can Do for You

Whether you agree or disagree with the claims, make sure you know the science.

Optometric Study Center

The Structure-Function Junction

Improve your glaucoma diagnostic abilities by looking beyond the OCT.

Practice Management

‘I Think I’m Getting Audited!’

Understanding the process and avoiding the red flags are the first steps to making it through an audit like a winner.

Is Your Medical Model Working?

Billing and reimbursements are critical, but training, equipment and referrals are also key.



Why So Serious?

You can still have some old-fashioned fun the office—even without an Old Fashioned in your hand.

Clinical Quandaries

Opening the Vault

A recently implanted collamer lens is causing a patient’s eye pain. How can the optometrist address it?

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Scars: Not All Doom and Gloom

Does an Acanthamoeba infection mean the end for a successful LASIK procedure?

Diagnostic Quiz

Season of the Itch

Red, itchy, eyes for three months and Pataday. What's your diagnosis?

Neuro Clinic

Sixth Nerve Palsy Prompts a Surprising Diagnosis

Delayed onset of symptoms made this diagnosis tough—but maintaining a suspicion of PMR/GCA put this patient on the road to recovery.

News Review

In the News

Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.

Infant’s Visual Searching Associated with Later Autism Symptoms

Study supports evidence that perception and attention are more important than previously believed.

Lymphatic System, Brain Linked

Research overturns decades of teaching, allowing clinicians to approach neuro-immune interactions mechanistically.

MRI Reveals EKC Inflammation

The conjunctival surface isn’t the only location for inflammation in epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.

Ocular Surface Review

Finding MGD in DED

Are you specifically looking for meibomian gland dysfunction? You should be, and here’s why.


Beyond the Numbers

Treat the patient, not the pressure, glaucoma experts remind practitioners.

Product Review

Product Review

A look at some of the latest product offerings in eye care.

Retina Quiz

The Rare Case of Uneven Steven

Using fundus and SD-OCT images, what can you say about this patient’s optic nerve?

Review of Systems

Act FAST With Stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Blur, visual field loss and diplopia may be presenting signs.

Surgical Minute

Postoperative String of Pearls

Addressing these issues could make the difference between 20/happy and 20/unhappy.

Therapeutic Review

The EAGLE Has (Not Yet) Landed

Optometry may be on the brink of discovering new treatments for chronic angle closure glaucoma.