Optometry Times Video

3 tips to incorporate or expand your dry eye services
3 tips to incorporate or expand your dry eye servicesMany patients present with dry eye, and some ODs aren’t sure how to jump into the game. Scott Schachter, OD, offers his tips on expanding or incorporating dry eye services into your practice.
How contact lenses helped an Olympic gymnast improve her game
How contact lenses helped an Olympic gymnast improve her gameU.S. gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez speaks exclusively with Optometry Times and discusses how daily disposable contact lenses helped to improve her vision when competing.
How prescription and non-prescription drug abuse affects optometry
How prescription and non-prescription drug abuse affects optometryThe opioid crisis in the U.S. continues to explode as some patients are turning to street drugs once their prescriptions run out. Thuy-Lan Nguyen, OD, discusses how ODs can be part of the solution when patients show signs of prescription or non-prescription drug abuse.
Handling ocular chemical burns in children and adolescents
Handling ocular chemical burns in children and adolescentsCleaning and laundry chemicals are commonly found around our patients' homes and not always locked away from children's access. Rich Mangan, OD, talks about how to treat and help prevent ocular chemical burns in younger patients.
Watch for ocular signs of Lyme disease
Watch for ocular signs of Lyme diseaseLyme disease is an infectious disease caused by Borrelia bacteria which is spread by ticks. Editorial Advisory Board member Michael Cooper, OD, explains Lyme disease and the ocular conditions associated with it.
How to manage millennials in the workplace
How to manage millennials in the workplaceEvery so many years we see a shift in our workforce. Carole Burns, OD, explains how ODs can better manage the younger, millennial generation in their offices.
3 points to consider when prescribing narcotics
3 points to consider when prescribing narcoticsPrescribing narcotics and opioids has come under scrutiny of late as the opioid epidemic continues to grow. Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, gives his three key points to consider before handing over that prescription to your patient.
Sports concussions: How they affect optometry, how ODs can help
Sports concussions: How they affect optometry, how ODs can helpSports concussions continue to make the news as long-term effects continue to emerge. Katherine K. Weise, OD, MBA, FAAO, explains how concussions and optometry are related and how ODs can help assist patients who suffer side effects of sports concussions.
Casella’s corner: Handling sudden eye dilation
Casella’s corner: Handling sudden eye dilationSudden eye dilation can cause a patient to panic and send him straight to your practice. In the first edition of Casella’s Corner, Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Ben P. Casella, OD, FAAO, discusses a particular patient case that began with a surprising beginning.
How to treat patients with delusional parasitosis
How to treat patients with delusional parasitosisDelusional parasitosis or Ekbom’s syndrome is a patient’s mistaken belief that he is infested by parasites such as mites, lice, fleas, spiders, worms, bacteria, or other organisms. Scott Schachter, OD, discusses the challenges ODs face when working with these patients.