September 15, 2012


Annual Technology Report

Top 10 Most Wanted Diagnostic Instruments

Electronic medical records, digital cameras and OCTs are this year’s most popular technologies, according to our annual survey. They’re changing the way you practice.

Image Management Systems: What Can They Offer?

Software that integrates your diagnostic images might simplify your workflow and improve patient care. Here, a few early adopters share their experiences.

The ABCs of OCT

Take a guided tour of this innovative technology to better understand its relevance to your practice.

Ophthalmic Drugs

New Drugs in the Ophthalmic Pipeline

ROCK inhibitors, SEGRA compounds and SIRT proteins might be unfamiliar to you now. But you may soon see them in topical drops.

Puerto Rico Wrap-Up

Review Takes Maiden Voyage to Puerto Rico

Attendees at Review of Optometry’s Puerto Rico 2012 meeting garnered clinical insights on contact lenses, glaucoma and retinal disease from some of the profession’s leading experts.

SECO Roundup

Hot CE in Cool Vancouver

Canadian optometrists shared insights with their U.S. counterparts on hot topics during SECO’s July meeting.



Available: One Slightly Used O.D.

I’m looking for a new job, so I’m working on my resume. Do you think ‘Which is better—one or two?’ applies to selling extra value meals?

Clinical Quandaries

Double Take on Double Vision

Diplopia in children usually is a benign binocular vision issue. But what do you do when it isn’t?

Coding Connection

Protect Yourself with an ABN

Here’s how to give the patient an Advanced Beneficiary Notice when you think a carrier won’t pay for a test or service.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Cross-Linking Conundrums

Protocols are still evolving for this new procedure to strengthen the cornea. Are researchers finally arriving at any conclusions about safety and efficacy?

Diagnostic Quiz

Watch Your Step

This patient presented to the emergency room following a fall.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Here's what our readers have to say.

News Review

ABO/AOS Lawsuit Ends

Judge rules against ‘falsity’ of board certification.

Back-to-School Special

A recap of recent developments at optometry schools across the country.

Blacks More Vulnerable to High HbA1c Levels

Blacks at higher risk for diabetic retinopathy at lower HbA1c levels.

Flat Lens Offers a Clear View

Scientists have designed a new ultrathin wafer of silicon and gold.

In the News

A few of the latest headlines in optometry.

New LASIK Glue Sticks

New adhesive composite to improve post-op LASIK safety.

World’s First Bionic Eye Implant is a Success

The patient sees only flashes of light and vague shapes, but it’s a start.


Penny-wise but Pound-foolish?

Sticker shock might keep you from splurging on new equipment, but it’s probably the best marketing investment you can make.

Product Review

Product Review

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

Retina Quiz

An Underlying Infection?

This HIV-positive patient presented with hand motion vision O.D. Was this caused by an active, but undocumented, disease process?

Review of Systems

Mind and Body

Macular pigments (Part 3): Growing research links xanthophylls with a host of chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cognitive disorders.

Surgical Minute

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

This innovative procedure might help keratoconus patients and others who suffer from ectasia. Here’s an overview.

Therapeutic Review

Double Trouble

This patient already was being managed for one ocular problem. Now he has another.