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Kristin White, OD

Dr. Kristin White is a graduate of New England College of Optometry in 2013. She completed a community health residency in 2014. She helped open and is currently the director of an optometry department within a community health center that serves Native Americans in a rural part of Northern California. She has participated in nine international eye clinics and is passionate about bringing eyecare to where it is most needed, both domestically and abroad.

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Resources
Optometry and Philanthropy with VOSH International
Eyecare May 16th, 2022
Optometry and Philanthropy with VOSH International

VOSH/International provides the gift of vision and eye health to those in need, worldwide. Read firsthand accounts from three optometrists on how their lives have been changed by participating in VOSH clinics.

How to Reduce Diabetic Retinopathy Patient No-Shows
Eyecare April 19th, 2022
How to Reduce Diabetic Retinopathy Patient No-Shows

Diabetic patients benefit from combined optometric and ophthalmic co-management. Learn what changes each can make to improve outcomes and decrease rates of "loss to follow-up" in these patients.

How to Optimize Your Practice for an Elderly Patient Population
Eyecare April 7th, 2022
How to Optimize Your Practice for an Elderly Patient Population

Prepare your practice to best care for senior patients by following these five simple steps.

Patient Resources Many Optometrists Don't Know About But Should
Eyecare February 24th, 2022
Patient Resources Many Optometrists Don't Know About But Should

Whether it's glasses, scleral contacts, or even eye surgery, there are places we can turn to help our patients improve their sight. Find out what valuable resources are available.

Nutraceutical Medical Foods—with Cheat Sheet
Eyecare February 17th, 2022
Nutraceutical Medical Foods—with Cheat Sheet

Gain a comprehensive understanding of nutraceutical medical food, the benefits it can provide for specific ocular diseases, and how you can incorporate them into your practice.

How to Approach Infectious Corneal Ulcers—with Downloadable Cheat Sheet
Eyecare October 26th, 2021
How to Approach Infectious Corneal Ulcers—with Downloadable Cheat Sheet

Use this guide—and the downloadable cheat sheet—to distinguish between bacterial, fungal, viral, and protozoan infections to treat patients promptly when their sight is on the line. Read on to learn how to diagnose and manage the various infectious corneal ulcers.

Optometry Volunteer Opportunities
Eyecare October 14th, 2021
Optometry Volunteer Opportunities

What can YOU do to help? Whether it's in your community or abroad, there are so many things that we optometrists can do to provide eyecare to those in need. Read on to learn about the various optometry service opportunities that are available to you.

5 Clinical Uses for the Topcon Maestro 3D OCT
Eyecare October 1st, 2021
5 Clinical Uses for the Topcon Maestro 3D OCT

Two leading ODS share why the Topcon Maestro has become a crucial instrument in their office and reveal their top 5 uses of it.

Ocular Changes Optometrists Will See in Prediabetes Patients
Eyecare September 27th, 2021
Ocular Changes Optometrists Will See in Prediabetes Patients

To preserve vision in the long-term, patients with prediabetes—and their doctors —should be concerned for their eyes, vision, and overall health. Here's what you need to know about elevated blood glucose and ocular health.

Why Every Community Health Center Needs Optometry
Eyecare September 10th, 2021
Why Every Community Health Center Needs Optometry

Optometrists should be partnering with community health centers nationwide to bring affordable, high-quality eyecare. Discover how you can improve the vision, ocular health, and the overall well-being of underserved communities.

Crizal® Rock™ and a Day In the Life of a Pair of Glasses
Eyecare September 9th, 2021
Crizal® Rock™ and a Day In the Life of a Pair of Glasses

For optimal clarity of vision, UV protection, and lens durability, you should choose Crizal® Rock™. This article proves precisely why!

Using Antimicrobial Contact Lenses to Reduce Corneal Infections
Eyecare August 25th, 2021
Using Antimicrobial Contact Lenses to Reduce Corneal Infections

Antimicrobial contact lenses could reduce incidence of vision loss from microbial keratitis in patients worldwide. Learn the latest on this exciting technology.

The New Glaucoma Treatments of 2021: Medications, Surgeries, MIGS, and Nutraceuticals
Eyecare July 29th, 2021
The New Glaucoma Treatments of 2021: Medications, Surgeries, MIGS, and Nutraceuticals

As myriad new options become available to clinicians, glaucoma treatment may never be the same. Discover what’s new in glaucoma management in 2021!

How to Hire an Optometrist in a Rural Area
Eyecare July 6th, 2021
How to Hire an Optometrist in a Rural Area

Hiring an optometrist in a rural setting comes with a unique set of challenges—but, with the right approach, you can find an OD that will fit perfectly into your practice and your community.

The Quick and Easy Guide to Optician Hiring
Eyecare May 12th, 2021
The Quick and Easy Guide to Optician Hiring

A skilled optician is a crucial member of your practice staff, but finding the right person can be difficult! Here's what to look for when searching for your next optician.

The Optometrist's Low Vision Guide and Clinical Cheat Sheet
Eyecare September 8th, 2020
The Optometrist's Low Vision Guide and Clinical Cheat Sheet

So your patient's needs can no longer be met with a simple refraction, but you know you have the tools to get them back to their daily life. These tips are for ODs looking to incorporate some low vision techniques into your complete patient workup!

Finding a Career Path with the Indian Health Service: Optometry Career Profiles
Eyecare July 24th, 2020
Finding a Career Path with the Indian Health Service: Optometry Career Profiles

Interested in practicing optometry in the Indian Health Service? Get the inside scoop from two ODs working with the IHS, from challenges to opportunities and benefits.

It's Everyone's Problem: Reflections on the WHO World Report on Vision
Eyecare April 2nd, 2020
It's Everyone's Problem: Reflections on the WHO World Report on Vision

The WHO World Report on Vision is a dramatic report: more than 1 billion people are living with vision impairment from preventable or treatable conditions like uncorrected refractive error, cataracts and glaucoma. Here's what ODs should know.

Optometry Clinic Policies: Supporting Community Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Eyecare March 19th, 2020
Optometry Clinic Policies: Supporting Community Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, optometry practices have a responsibility to community health. Here's what to look for—and update—in your current office policies.

Best Glasses Technology Trending In 2018
Eyecare October 30th, 2018
Best Glasses Technology Trending In 2018

In this article, we review and highlight the best glasses technology trending so far in 2018. The ophthalmic industry continues to innovate.

How To Continue Your Service-Oriented Optometry Career Beyond Graduation
Eyecare August 28th, 2018
How To Continue Your Service-Oriented Optometry Career Beyond Graduation

There are many ways to practice service-oriented optometry both at home and abroad, and this article covers how to get started!