Outlook

Changing the Culture

OD-MD cooperation succeeds when there’s mutual trust and respect. Expect it—but earn it, too.
03/15/2021

Can’t Get There From Here

New grads who want to practice full-scope care may find no easy path available, with patients suffering collateral damage.
02/15/2021

The Pricing Problem

There will always be someone willing to charge less than you. Emphasize quality and personalized attention instead.
01/15/2021

Near and Far

Cataract patients would like to know their options, and you’re the best person to inform them.
01/15/2021

Subject to Change

Optometry’s response to the pandemic showcases its strengths, and maybe its future.
12/15/2020

Caveat Emptor

Another online seller pushes convenience over quality.
11/15/2020

Winds of Change

Numerous trends in optometry are reaching an inflection point. Will they disrupt, or just distract?
10/15/2020

Abort, Retry, Fail?

Telehealth isn’t exactly a rousing success yet in optometry. Will it ever be?
09/15/2020

Dueling Pandemics

Will COVID-driven changes in behavior accelerate myopia development?
08/15/2020

A Bitter Pill

Taking the profit out of contact lens sales looks to be devastating. But could it also be liberating?
07/15/2020

Upcoming Events

March 19-20, 2021 and June 11-12, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring & Summer Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn 24 LIVE COPE Credits 

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April 11 and 18, 2021

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, & Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am–12:15pm EST (4/11)
8:00 am–12:15 pm PST (4/18)
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

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April 20, 2021

Insane in the Membrane - Practical Applications of Amniotic Membranes
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Osama Said, OD
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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