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Optometry and Medical Mission Trips

Hannah Cho OD

Dr. Hannah Cho discusses optometry and medical mission trips in this video interview and how and why it is important for optometrists to get involved and give back. If you have ever been on optometry mission trips, or any mission trip for that matter, chances are the experience has etched …

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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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Orthokeratology Contact Lenses for Myopia Control

Inna Lazar OD

Utilizing orthokeratology contact lenses for myopia control has become increasingly more common. However getting patients to try specialty contact lenses isn’t easy, nor is it easy for optometrists to master fitting and getting comfortable with these lenses. Prescribing orthokeratology lenses for patients whether it is for the purpose of myopia …

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Getting Comfortable With Multifocal Contact Lenses

Gabrielle Boyd OD

Getting comfortable with multifocal contact lenses can be difficult, but with the right strategy and patient education you can be very successful. Dr. Gabrielle Boyd shares her top tips for fitting multifocal contact lenses in this video interview. Dr. Boyd recommends gathering information before you even start the fitting process. …

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Artificial Intelligence in Eye Care

Bryan Rogoff OD

Dr. Bryan Rogoff discusses artificial intelligence in eye care in this video interview. Healthcare is changing, and optometry is changing with it. New technology is emerging that uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) to detect disease states. Artificial intelligence in eye care has already taken shape utilizing fundus photography to capture the …

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The Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Melissa Barnett OD

There are many great benefits of daily disposable contact lenses. Despite these benefits, we know that oftentimes cost or other factors impact the value our patients perceive in them, driving them to start off in reusable lenses, particularly for those first time wearers. In this video interview, Dr. Melissa Barnett …

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Optometrists and Public Health

Dominic Brown OD

Optometrists and Public Health Dominic Brown, third year optometry student at SALUS University, also pursuing a Masters in Public Health discusses why optometrist and optometry students should consider an additional degree in public health in this video interview. Optometry is a public health profession, and optometrists provide a service that …

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Top 5 Tips for Spanish Eye Exams

alexander martin od

Going to see a doctor can be a stress-inducing experience for a lot of people, and that stress can be made even worse visiting a doctor who may not speak the same language. As a practicing doctor, you may not have the time to learn a new language, but you …

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Managing Discomfort in Contact Lenses

erin rueff od

Discomfort is the prevailing reason why many patients are opting to drop out of contact lens wear, and managing discomfort in contact lenses rests on our shoulders as eyecare professionals. While it is easy to blame the ocular surface or dryness for discomfort issues, optometrists know that treating surface level …

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