Practice Management

Will Subspecialization Help Optometry Evolve?

After years of discussion, it just may happen. Some think it’s long overdue—others say it’s unnecessary. Here’s a preview.
10/15/2020

A Simpler Way to Code Office Encounters

A major update coming in January will finally make things much easier.
10/15/2020

Eye Care at the Speed of Light

Telehealth and AI rely on digital tools when human interaction is hard to come by. Here’s how these trends have been accelerated by the shutdown and other catalysts.
10/15/2020

How COVID-19 is Reshaping Optometry

With all the changes wrought by the pandemic, optometrists must be nimble and willing to adapt—or else find themselves outmaneuvered.
10/15/2020

Musings Behind the Mask

My PPE is getting to my head, causing more reflection than usual. These notes might just spark something in you, too.
10/15/2020

Optometry is Growing, Diversifying

Findings indicate an evolving and equitable workforce, based on productivity and satisfaction.
10/12/2020

Arkansas ODs Victorious Against Referendum

The court rules that the medical lobby didn’t meet the requirements to put the issue on the general-election ballot.
09/17/2020

Tighten Your Testing Protocols to Pass an Audit

Be scrupulous in your choices and make sure you document what’s medically necessary.
09/15/2020

Whatever Floats Your Goat

I’ve seen a lot in 41 years of practice. This week, I added one more to my misadventures in optometry.
09/15/2020

The Building Blocks for a Specialty Contact Lens Practice

There’s no better time than now to take advantage of the rising demand for this lens modality.
08/15/2020

Upcoming Events

November 2, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 4, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD, and Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO
9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 11, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Nancy Holekamp, MD, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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