Tag Archives: medical optometry

Getting Comfortable With Medical Eyecare


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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Downloadable Optometry Clinical Cheat Sheets!

optometry clinical cheat sheets

Throughout your optometric journey, you will undoubtedly learn more information than you can possibly remember. From general science to microbiology, pharmacology, ocular disease, anatomy, and physiology, there is just so much important clinical knowledge you need to cement in your mind at certain points throughout not only your academic career …

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The Evolving Field of Dry Eye Care in Medical Optometry

Cory Lappin OD

Managing dry eye disease is a great entry point for practicing medical optometry, for new graduates and established optometrists alike. There is a tremendous need for dry eye care, as an estimated 7-34% of Americans suffer from dry eye disease.(1) As the population ages, we are seeing an increase in …

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How To Develop a Medical Optometry Practice

At Vision Expo East, Antonio Chirumbolo, OD, sat down with Dr. Patricia Fulmer, Dr. Mark Dunbar, and Dr. Dan Epshtein to discuss how to develop a medical optometry practice. What is a medical optometry practice? “I think any practice can be a medical practice,” says Dr. Fulmer. “There’s not a …

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Thought Leaders In Medical Optometry

Medical optometry is a term we hear increasingly more often in the profession. We had a chance to sit down with some true experts in the profession at Vision Expo East to get their take on what medical optometry is, why it is important, and how you can build a …

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