Huda Minhas, OD
Dr. Huda Minhas received a bilingual Doctorate of Optometry at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, with an honors undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto. She currently practices in Sacramento at an MD-OD clinic that specializes in cataract surgery, ocular diseases, and secondary/tertiary care. Her philosophy is that healthy eyes are important to one's overall health, wellness, and well-being. In her spare time, Dr Minhas enjoys weightlifting, fine cuisine, and hiking.
Back to the Basics: A Guide to Glaucoma Medications
Treating glaucoma requires knowing each class of medication and prescribing a drop or combination of which works best for your patient, keeping in mind the contraindications and side effects. Use this article—and the downloadable cheat sheet—as a guide to glaucoma medications.
The Safest Makeup Ingredients for Sensitive Eyes
Beauty now can make for an ugly ocular surface later. Educate yourself on unfriendly practices and exacerbating ingredients so you can better educate your patients to the dangers of cosmetics on the eye.
Glaucoma Masqueraders: Don't Get Caught By Surprise
In this course, you will learn which ocular conditions commonly masquerade as glaucoma and how to identify glaucoma masqueraders in practice by utilizing different multimodal ophthalmic imaging.
Cequa, Restasis, and Xiidra Reviews: Medications for Dry Eye Disease
Dry eye disease affects millions of people. These three medications exist to help these patients—what are the pros and cons of each?
The OD’s Guide to OCT-A
For optometry practices looking to add OCT angiography, this comprehensive overview explains applications, advantages, limitations, coding, and more.
Quick Reference: Screening for Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) Retinopathy
This guide has been updated for 2020 and provides a quick reference guide based on the AAO's updated screening guidelines for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) retinopathy.
These Are Your Eyes on Drugs: "Poppers Maculopathy"
Vision loss associated with the recreational use of alkyl nitrates known as poppers has been described in several cases as well as a 2012 survey, and highlights the importance of getting a thorough patient history. Here's what optometrists need to know about poppers maculopathy!
An Introduction to Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)
NAION is a frustrating disease for clinicians and patients for a variety of reasons. Here's what to know about this disease, from diagnosis to treatment options.
Emerging Treatments in Presbyopia: Topical Medications and More
Eyecare is an exciting field—new developments are constantly on the horizon. Here are some of the new treatments on the horizon for presbyopic patients.
The OD's Practical Guide to Cranial Nerves: Downloadable Cheat Sheet
What's more nerve-wracking than neurology? This downloadable cheat sheet for the cranial nerves will help you memorize the important concepts.
The OD's Guide to Ocular Antibiotics
When it comes to treating and managing ocular disease, antibiotics are one group of the many medications in the optometrist's toolkit. Here's your cheat sheet for keeping track of the big ones!
The Ocular Implications of Coronavirus: Notes for Optometrists
Optometrists currently treating urgent and emergent cases should pay particular attention to new research on the ocular effects and related symptoms of coronavirus.