Focus on Refraction

Prescribing For Young Children

Follow these guidelines to ensure your prescriptions are well suited for this demographic.
04/15/2020

Look at the Bigger Picture

It could benefit both you and your patients if you approach each condition you diagnose as if it were a spectrum.
02/15/2020

Out of Our Depth

Beware binocular vision testing that overestimates stereopsis, concealing a visual disorder capable of correction.
12/15/2019

Putting Add Power to the Test

Learn more about the monocular estimation method and the fused cross-cylinder test to help manage your binocular vision patients.
10/15/2019

How Much is Too Much?

Many patients are over-plussed at near. With these simple strategies, you can learn how to avoid this.
08/15/2019

Sizing Up Strabismus

While exotropia isn’t the most common in young patients, here’s how to approach it if it presents.
06/15/2019

Hyperopia: What’s it Good For?

It’s why we can get through each day without experiencing extreme alterations in our vision.
04/15/2019

Beyond the Phoropter

Are glasses always necessary? It takes more than just the numbers to make that call.
02/15/2019

Blast From the Past

A childhood course of VT helped slow myopia progression in this high-risk patient, but inattention to proper spectacle correction brought it back.
12/15/2018

It's a Small World After All

Prolonged near-point tasks shrink a patient’s visual horizon to their immediate surroundings, overtaxing vergence and accommodation.
10/15/2018

Upcoming Events

August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

Register here

October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 30-November 1, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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