Leaving New York

Vision Expo East’s move to Orlando closes the curtain on a long run of prominence for the city in the optometric landscape.

Playing the Percentages

Ophthalmology’s ranks are declining, patient demand is rising—and ODs say they’re open to a bold idea that might help with both.

Baby Boom

The next generation of optometrists is transforming the profession—and our publication.

No Hollywood Ending

It’s worth rooting for cooperation (or at least detente) between the two eyecare professions while still expecting little to none.

Clinical Cocoons

Enticing AI solutions are no substitute for insights that come from doing the work yourself. Here’s help in breaking through.

Retina on the Rise

New meds, methods and motivations are bringing it to the forefront of optometric care.

It Don’t Come Easy

Dry eye patients who want to reduce their symptoms need to take at least some action of their own instead of expecting you to solve it all.

The Empire Strikes Back

Stung by optometry’s recent legislative successes, ophthalmology attempts a smear campaign—but only discredits itself in the process.

This Year’s Model

New presbyopia drugs are on the way. It’s reasonable to expect incremental, steady improvement as the category matures.

Completing the Picture

The process of diagnosis is fraught with trouble, as ODs must piece together an idea from just a few glimpses of the issue. Here’s help.

Upcoming Events

December 8-9, 2023

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (COPE Accreditation Pending)

Register here

December 9-10, 2023

Retina Update 2023
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 11 LIVE COPE credits (COPE approval pending)

Register here

December 14, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: April Jasper, OD, and Mitch Ibach, OD
Webinar: 10:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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