Outlook

A Warrior for Wellness

Stuart Richer taught us to anticipate and avoid, rather than merely react to, diseases. His patients—and profession—are healthier for it.
11/15/2022

Honoring Art Epstein

Fiercely loyal to optometry, he often led the way by starting much-needed conversations. We each can continue that tradition.
10/07/2022

Don’t Fear Digital Disruptors

Technologies that change the delivery of eye care are maturing. Optometrists should act—rather than react.
09/15/2022

“...Then You Win”

Optometry’s tenacity in fighting for its future is paying off, with a thriving profession looking to solidify its gains.
08/15/2022

Leveling Up in Glaucoma

ODs everywhere can treat it medically. More should master the basics now as the profession readies a jump to the next plateau.
07/15/2022

Retina’s Renaissance —And Yours

Rising proficiency among ODs, plus an array of new tools and interventions, is bringing this area front and center.
06/15/2022

All Over the Map

Optometric scope of practice remains a patchwork of laws that change the parameters of care haphazardly from state to state.
05/15/2022

Upstairs, Downstairs

The medical/optical dichotomy of optometry was on display once again at Vision Expo East.
04/15/2022

You May Fire When Ready

Virginia’s new laser law offers optometrists an important new opportunity—and a test.
03/15/2022

There They Go Again

The anti-optometry lobby is repeating the same old tired arguments that the public never falls for.
02/15/2022

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