Practice Management

Pathways to Leadership in Corporate Optometry

Becoming a leader in the eyecare industry extends well beyond clinical expertise, and taking the leap from clinician to practice CEO and beyond is something you have to actively work toward. We sat down with some of the biggest names in optometry including Denise Mogil, OD, Carl Spear, OD, Artis …

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OCTaVIA: Your Pocket OCT Visual Reference

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New eyecare technology often means massive pricetags and highly precise pieces of machinery, but with the launch of OCTaVIA, developed by Dr. Elena Z. Biffi, OD of New England College of Optometry, optometrists now have the power to assist in diagnosing and managing retinal disorders right from their iOS smart …

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Getting Comfortable With Medical Eyecare

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We sat down with Dr. Scot Morris, OD, FAAO and Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO at Vision Expo West 2018 to discuss what it means to be involved in medical eyecare and what you can do to feel comfortable getting started treating ocular disease. There is often a distinction made between …

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Optometrists and Surgical Care and Co-Management

T'Sani Watson OD

Dr. T’Sani Watson discusses optometrists and surgical care and co-management in this video interview. When it comes to making referrals, communication, patient education, and having a relationship with the surgeon to whom you are referring to is key. Even though we are not performing the procedure ourselves, it is critical …

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Patient Communication Tips for Optometrists

Mario di Cosmo OD

Dr. Mario Di Cosmo shares patient communication tips for optometrists. Communication is everything. When it comes to communication in your practice and with patients, effective communication should begin with building a personal connection with the patient. By building a personal connection, this will allow you to speak their language, and …

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