Essential Procedures

Zoom in on Gonioscopy

Studies show too few doctors perform this simple and valuable procedure.
09/21/2016

Plug the Drain with Lacrimal Occlusion

Keep dry eye patients flowing into your office with this time-honored technique.
06/15/2016

Breaking Down Barriers: Iridotomy in Optometric Practice

Progressive states allow it, and others are likely to follow. Here’s how it’s done.
05/15/2016

Collecting a Corneal Culture

When guesses and hunches won’t do, get the facts.
04/15/2016

Scoring an A+ on a B-Scan

Master the art of ultrasound imaging.
03/15/2016

Learn to Burp Corneal Wounds Without a Hiccup

Lower IOP for postoperative cataract patients with this elegant technique.
02/15/2016

Get Laser Focused on the Appropriate Glaucoma Treatment

SLT—once the exclusive domain of ophthalmology—is becoming a first-line treatment as states allow optometrists to perform it.
01/15/2016

‘Capping Off’ Cataract Surgery

Posterior capsular opacification is the most common complication of cataract surgery. Here’s how this quick and effective procedure is performed.
06/15/2015

How to Impress (and Express) Your Patients

Want to express meibomian glands like a pro? Here’s a step-by-step tutorial.
05/15/2015

Perform ASP and DBD for Stubborn RCE

If anterior stromal puncture doesn’t do the job for recalcitrant recurrent corneal erosion, here’s a more aggressive option.
04/15/2015

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2022

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
7:00–8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
Earn 14 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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