Danielle Kalberer, OD, FAAO
Ocular Manifestations of the Monkeypox Virus
After the monkeypox virus outbreak in June 2022, eyecare providers should review the symptoms and associated ocular manifestations to better counsel patients.
Guide to Getting Published in Optometric Journals
Getting published in a peer-reviewed journal is a great way to further your optometry career. Learn how to select an appropriate topic, get organized, present your idea in the right way to the right audience, and choose a publication.
Improving LGBTQ Sensitivity in Eyecare for Improved Patient Outcomes
Set the stage for cultural sensitivity, learn the terms, and establish the best possible patient-doctor relationships to better serve the LGBTQ community.
The Ultimate Guide to Non-Clinical Optometry Careers
Many non-clinical careers for optometrists exist. Here are some of the most common non-clinical paths and advice on how to get those jobs.
CPAP Dry Eye: How to Recognize It and What to Do About It
Explore common complaints and exam findings associated with CPAP-induced dry eye syndrome, and learn the best treatment and management options to better assist patients experiencing this issue.
Encountering Systemic Disease in the Optometry Exam Lane
Learn the common non-ophthalmic diseases that optometrists might encounter during a comprehensive eye exam, their ocular manifestations, and how to address them or make an appropriate referral.
A Day in the Life of a VA Optometrist
Delve into the benefits of a career as an optometrist in a Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and learn about the many unique opportunities in this setting.
The Brilliance Trial: CRISPR Gene Editing for Leber Congenital Amaurosis
As optometrists, it’s up to us to stay abreast of advancements in genetic research, testing, and gene therapies that positively impact our patients. Here is an overview of the Brilliance trial being conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of gene editing in treatment of LCA 10.
An Optometrist’s Guide to Fluorescein Angiography
Understanding fluorescein angiography and its interpretation will immensely improve your capability to provide collaborative care. Bolster your knowledge of FA procedure, indications, and results to better identify and monitor retinal pathology.
Creating a High Reliability Organization in Optometry
In every eyecare practice, keeping the culture patient-centric and safety-centric provides the best opportunities for success. Follow these HRO tenants to provide healthcare that is effective, efficient, and predictably safe.
Ocular Surface Implications of E-Cigarette Smoking and Vaping
Learn more about e-cigarettes, the misconceptions surrounding them, their effect on ocular health, and what you can do to better educate your patients on the issue.
What Optometrists Should Know About Collaborative Care in Cataract Surgery
For optometrists to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients, it's imperative that we cultivate strong relationships with local cataract surgeons. In this course, we discuss what optometrists can do to ensure excellent collaborative care.
Understanding Telehealth Laws in Eyecare
Telehealth has its perks and pitfalls, but it has become a major part of modern healthcare delivery. Here’s what to consider when it comes to the legal aspects of telehealth.
The Impact of ICD-10 on Healthcare Reform
We may tend to think of this extensive coding system as a burden, but it is actually in place to reform healthcare for the better.
Do ODs Need Disability Insurance? Here's What You Need to Know
For optometrists, having malpractice insurance is a given, as is health insurance and even life insurance. But what about disability insurance? This article walks you through what this means for ODs.
How ODs Are Managing Pandemic Stress
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unusual and stressful time for everyone; healthcare providers have been especially susceptible to the associated stressors.
13 Tips for Crushing the Optometry Job Video Interview
Video interviews are becoming more common in the wake of COVID-19. Here's what optometrists should do to ace their next virtual interview!
Ocular Ischemic Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management
Take this course to learn the ins and outs of diagnosing and managing patients with ocular ischemic syndrome.
Optometry Non-Compete Agreements in All 50 States
Most optometry employment agreements contain a non-compete clause. Learn what it means when you're looking for a new job and whether your state has special guidelines.
Common Corneal Dystrophies
Since corneal dystrophy symptoms can range in severity from completely asymptomatic to recurrent corneal erosions and even permanent decrease in vision, it's crucial that optometrists understand their options for treatment.
How to Write a Letter of Recommendation
Writing a quality letter of recommendation requires a unique voice and the right information. Brush up on what you need to know to write a great letter!
How to Be a Great Coworker: Playing Nice in the Workplace
Being a member of a team means learning to talk through the toughest conversations. These tips can help you maintain a professional workplace.
A Guide to Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Conflict, in one form or another, is a natural part of working with others, but knowing how to resolve that conflict in a healthy way makes all the difference.
Essential Skills for Healthcare Managers
Managing a practice, office, or department and a full team isn't for everyone. If you are ready to take a plunge into leadership, make sure to brush up on some key leadership skills.
Everything You Need to Know About Getting an MBA as a Healthcare Professional
The need for healthcare managers is on the rise. If you love the industry but want to move outside of patient care, an MBA may be your next step!