Optometric Study Center

Conjunctivitis: Know Your Differentials

The various forms of this condition display similar signs and symptoms, which can make a specific diagnosis challenging.
11/15/2022

What ODs Need to Know About Thyroid Eye Disease

Understanding how to approach the diagnosis and management of this condition is a key role of the primary eyecare provider.
10/15/2022

Take Control of the Nutrition Conversation

Comprehensive optometric care includes discerning the role evidence-based nutrition plays in eye health.
09/15/2022

How to Assess and Manage Nystagmus and Vertigo

When a patient’s “world spins ‘round,” optometrists need to be able to identify the cause and take action.
08/15/2022

MIGS on the Move

A decade after their debut, these procedures now dominate the surgical sphere. Which options are most popular today, and where do ODs fit into the clinical picture?
07/15/2022

Staging of Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy

Recognizing the role of the OD throughout the disease process is critical.
06/15/2022

Four Hidden Lifestyle Risks Associated with Dry Eye

How ODs can help their patients reduce the expression of DED in their daily lives.
05/15/2022

Piecing Together the HSVK Puzzle

Given the seriousness of this condition, proper differential diagnosis and medical management is key.
04/15/2022

10 Questions on Digital Devices and Eye Health—Answered!

With screen time rising in children and adults, ODs must understand the potential impact.
01/15/2022

When Your Patient Complains of Red Eye

The key to uncovering the root cause is a thorough patient history and clinical exam.
11/15/2021

Upcoming Events

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)

Register here

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)

Register here