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.
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.
Prepare your practice to best care for senior patients by following these five simple steps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For optimal clarity of vision, UV protection, and lens durability, you should choose Crizal® Rock™. This article proves precisely why!
Antimicrobial contact lenses could reduce incidence of vision loss from microbial keratitis in patients worldwide. Learn the latest on this exciting technology.
As myriad new options become available to clinicians, glaucoma treatment may never be the same. Discover what’s new in glaucoma management in 2021!
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!
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.
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.
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.
There are many ways to practice service-oriented optometry both at home and abroad, and this article covers how to get started!