Practice Management

Bad Optics

The easiest way to help almost a billion people is simply to give them a pair of glasses. But that’s only the start.
10/15/2019

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Sometimes it’s worth hauling your phoropter over to a new building, if only for a little exercise.
10/15/2019

Scleral Lens Terminology Guide Comes to Fruition

A common language, if adopted, would improve exchanges between doctors and manufacturers.
10/11/2019

One Billion Have Preventable Vision Impairment

New WHO report calls for immediate action against vast challenges in eye care.
10/08/2019

AOA Asks FDA to Recall 1-800's Eye Exam

Letter claims that the device is not substantially equivalent to visual acuity charts.
10/07/2019

New Daily Disposable Keeps Doctors in Charge

The lens’s distribution plan is designed to out-maneuver online retailers.
10/02/2019

Opternative Off the Market

FDA action ends a contentious three-year run.
08/27/2019

Arkansas Scope Challengers Try Alternate Route

A medical group looking to halt optometric expansion is still attempting to get its question on the ballot—despite earlier rejection.
08/27/2019

Arkansas Scope Expansion Challenge Rejected

Medical lobby failed to get optometric procedures vote on the ballot, clearing the way for the bill to become law.
08/06/2019

Bill Calls for Direct Contact Lens Prescription Verification

New legislation seeks to cut the cord on automated phone systems.
08/05/2019

Upcoming Events

November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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