Donna Ison
Donna Ison

Donna Ison

Donna Ison is the Associate Editor of Eyes on Eyecare. Formerly, she served as editor-in-chief of MD-Update magazine, managing editor of skirt! Magazine Lexington, and a content/copy editor with BobVila.com. She is performance poet, playwright, and the author of two novels, with a third on the way.

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Resources
Best Optometry Websites of 2022
Eyecare February 4th, 2022
Best Optometry Websites of 2022

A list of helpful optometry websites for new optometry graduates encompassing practice building, clinical knowledge, contact lens fitting, prescribing, and obtaining samples.

Innovations in Binocular Vision Disorder Testing and Treatments: Interview with Denise Drace-Brownell, JD, MPH, and Jeffrey Cooper, MS, OD, FAAO
Eyecare December 22nd, 2021
Innovations in Binocular Vision Disorder Testing and Treatments: Interview with Denise Drace-Brownell, JD, MPH, and Jeffrey Cooper, MS, OD, FAAO

The impact of BV disorder on individuals can be devastating—ranging from severe learning difficulties to decreased function leading to job loss to deficiency in everyday activities. However, education, broader testing, and innovations in treatment offer hope.

The 2021 Optometrist Report
Eyecare December 6th, 2021
The 2021 Optometrist Report

In this report, see what 685 optometrists had to say about the state (and future!) of optometry in 2021.

Write the Perfect Ophthalmology Residency Personal Statement: 2021 Edition with Free Checklist
Eyecare September 21st, 2021
Write the Perfect Ophthalmology Residency Personal Statement: 2021 Edition with Free Checklist

A powerful personal statement presents a preview of who you are, what you have to offer, and proves exactly why a program should want you. Follow these steps to write an awesome autobiographical sketch and excellent essays.

Creating a Culture Dedicated to Making a Difference
Eyecare August 3rd, 2021
Creating a Culture Dedicated to Making a Difference

In this talk from Eyes on Career Fair 2021, Director of Student Relations Dr. Bill Werner discusses National Vision’s mission to create a world absent of correctable vision loss and offer an ideal culture for optometrists and staff.

The Ultimate Guide to Recruiting Optometrists in 2021
Eyecare June 23rd, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Recruiting Optometrists in 2021

With open positions on par with optometrists seeking employment, it is harder than ever to find the perfect OD for your practice. This comprehensive guide will walk you through every step on the path to hiring success.

The Optometry Practice Guide to Hiring, Retaining Staff, and Building Culture
Eyecare May 28th, 2021
The Optometry Practice Guide to Hiring, Retaining Staff, and Building Culture

Avoid unwanted expense and exasperation at your optometry practice by following this comprehensive guide to finding and keeping top optometry talent.