Laura Goldberg, OD, MS, FAAO, Dipl ABO
Dr. Goldberg is currently an associate optometrist at Woolf Eye Lab in Pasadena, MD. She completed a residency in Primary Care & Ocular Disease at VAMC Wilmington, DE, and graduated from New England College of Optometry, Class of 2016. For her MS in Vision Science, she studied possible causes of developmental progression of myopia.
Myopia control has become a passion of hers, and she offers myopia control therapy to patients in-clinic. In addition to her passion for optometry, she enjoys traveling and experiencing many cultures and customs. Ultimately she envisions her career unfolding at the nexus of all three optometric specialties; clinical work, research, and teaching, in order to facilitate continuing advancements in patient care.
Evidence-based Approaches to Myopia Management
This article reviews past clinical studies and current treatment modalities available to optometrists to manage myopia.
Examining The Risk Factors for Myopia Onset and Progression
This article outlines demographic information optometrists should discuss with patients to address risk factors for myopia onset and progression.
The Link Between Myopia and Dry Eye in Pediatric Patients
As clinicians, it is up to us to diagnose and manage DED in pediatric patients. Explore the causes of dry eye in the myopic population and learn how optometrists can diagnose and manage this condition early to improve patient outcomes.
Optometry Scope of Practice in the United States
This is a complete and updated list of all 50 States and the optometry scope of practice for each including glaucoma, lasers, oral medications, and other laws for each state.
A Comparative List of Artificial Tears—with Download
Our extensive list of artificial tears compares brand names, active ingredients, class, and preservatives. Read to learn more, and then download the list to keep.
Dispelling Orthokeratology Myths for Better Patient Outcomes
Orthokeratology lenses provide another tool in a practice’s toolbox and make for more outstanding clinicians. Read on to gain an understanding of the basics of orthokeratology, mechanisms, and some common myths.
Presbyopia Eye Drops: The Next Frontier in Vision Correction
Numerous companies are planning to release their presbyopia drops to the market in the near future. Here we offer an overview of the pros and cons of current presbyopic treatment options as well as a thorough breakdown of the presbyopia drops currently in clinical trials
When to Consider an In-House Lab for Your Optical
What are the pros and cons of having an in-house lab? Get an overview of the critical considerations and gain perspective from a real-life practice owner.
Does Optometry Have a Role in Detecting Alzheimer's Disease?
By utilizing common ophthalmic imaging techniques and testing, optometrists may soon be on the frontlines of diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Learn how to identify the visual changes that can occur in an AD patient to help detect the disease.
What's The Next Step for Adaptive Optics?
Though adaptive optics is not an imaging modality on its own, it can be used in conjunction with other imaging modalities to improve their performance. Learn the history of adaptive optics, its present implications, and how it is set to change clinical trials and ocular disease monitoring in the future.
How to Talk to Parents About Their Child's Myopia
As optometrists, we must all give parents the “myopia control” talk. Use these tips to help parents and patients better understand and manage the condition.
6 Things to Know When Opening a Myopia Management Clinic
Gain the knowledge and tools needed to seamlessly transition your practice into a successful myopia control clinic.
4 Tips For Switching Your Patients From Reusable Lenses to Daily Disposables
If you are passionate about the benefits of daily lenses, make it your mission to fit as many as you can. Use this article to guide your conversations with patients to get them into a newer and healthier lens.
The States Where Optometrists Can Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
When over 90% of Medicare patients live within 15 minutes of an optometrist, ODs have a huge opportunity to support the COVID-19 vaccination rollout and expand our scope of practice.
How to Write an Optometrist Offer Letter - Plus Sample Offer Letter Template
You’ve read the resumes, conducted the interviews, and you’re ready to hire your favorite optometry candidate! Crafting a letter specifically tailored to your practice will make extending that offer a breeze.
New Developments in Myopia Control
As the world becomes more myopic by the day, researchers and clinicians are finding new ways to slow this worldwide epidemic. From innovative designs of multifocal contact lenses and spectacles to the latest insight in atropine treatment, here is a review all the latest myopia control treatments.
A Focus on Myopia Management: Optometry Career Profiles
Myopia management is a unique niche within the optometric profession. Optometrists practicing in this setting provide much-needed care to patients at risk for the myriad long-term ocular sequelae associated with myopia.
What's the Best Optometry Setting for You? (With Quiz!)
Not sure which setting will work best for you as an optometrist? Been practicing for years, but need a reset to the basics? Take our quiz and find out which optometry setting is the best for you!
Optometrist Jobs in New York: What You Need to Know
Finding the right job in the right place is never easy, but doing your homework can help! Here's everything you need to know about getting an optometry job in New York.