Outlook

Introduction to the issue and commentary on recent trends in the profession. By Jack Persico, Editor-in-Chief

A Tale of Two States

The battle in Oklahoma shows just how far optometry has come, and how much it has to lose.
08/15/2018

Push the Button

Glaucoma requires a leap of faith, in your clinical abilities and in the efficacy of intervention. Accept it and move on.
07/15/2018

Welcome to the Jungle

The contact lens market is growing again! But newbies are beset by conniving retailers. Look out for them.
06/15/2018

That’s News to Me

Late-breaking reports on research, general interest stories and product launches, on our website every day.
05/15/2018

A Significant Proposal

Want better clinical outomes? Demand better study design, experts say.
04/15/2018

This Year’s Model

Technology advances by leaps and bounds but your responsibility remains the same.
03/15/2018

The Stars of Tomorrow

We shine a light on several new ideas that might change clinical practice. Will they flourish—or flop?
02/15/2018

Smart Phone, Dumb App

Valuing convenience and cost savings over expertise and results enables bad habits that could prove harmful.
01/15/2018

It Was a Very Good Year

No, not 2017—good riddance to it. But in 1995, laser refractive surgery became a reality, and ODs stepped up.
12/15/2017

Sugar Rush

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. So put away that leftover Halloween candy already!
11/15/2017

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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