Parents Just Don’t Understand… Eye Care

Survey shows barriers between optometrists and children in need.

Amblyopia, Strabismus Hinder Kids’ Academic Success

Students with motor deficits need more time to complete multiple-choice answer forms.

Canadian ODs Bring Expertise to Haiti’s First Optometry Class

A professor reflects on his experiences at the island nation’s new school.

ACOE Updates Accreditation, AOA Questions Expansion

Revisions seek to standardize optometry schools—old and new.

Spanish Translations Boost Patient Care

New resources can help ODs better meet the underserved need for native-language education in Hispanic communities.

Haitian Optometry School Plants Seeds for Licensing

The groups establishing the institution are also pushing for legal recognition.

Letters to the Editor

Here, we reply to some of the criticism, praise and suggestions generated by one of our recent features.

Haiti Launches Optometry School

Eye care will now be taught by the island nation’s top university.

A Rise in Residencies

More new grads are seeking opportunities outside the classroom.

How the Diploma Deluge is Reshaping Optometry

The student population is booming, but applicants haven’t kept pace. Here are three ways to protect academic standards and avoid a glut.

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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