Diagnostic Skills and Techniques

Debating the Value of Diagnostic Tests

Four seasoned pros have a freewheeling conversation about whether or not several tried-and-true tools and concepts have run their course and should be modified or replaced.
02/15/2022

How to Triage Non-Traumatic Ocular Emergencies

These urgent cases rely on early diagnosis and effective treatment and/or referral for successful outcomes.
02/15/2022

Gonioscopy: A Simple Tool, Too Often Forgotten

Sharpen your skills with this valuable technique.
02/15/2022

CCT, Stromal Density Factor Into Reliable IOP Readings

This was the finding of a recent study that employed Goldmann applanation, iCare and non-contact tonometry methods.
01/18/2022

The Conjunctiva Up Close

Here’s how to recognize and manage a few common conditions that affect this part of the eye.
11/15/2021

Breaking Down Visual Fields in Glaucoma

The OD must possess a solid understanding of the technology at their disposal in order to make the best decisions for patients.
02/15/2021

Thyroid Eye Disease In Your Exam Lane

Whether managing associated side effects or referring and comanaging, you are integral to these patients’ care teams.
10/15/2019

When 20/20 Isn’t Enough

Patients may be correctable to excellent acuity, but underlying pathology could still distort, interrupt or disturb their vision.
10/15/2019

An OD's Guide to Visual Processing Disorders

When you suspect your patient’s sight is affected by a neurological issue, be sure to understand the differential diagnosis.
10/15/2019

Electrodiagnostics in Today’s Practice

More ODs are turning their attention to advanced testing. Here’s what you need to know about this technology.
03/15/2018

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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