Primary Care Optometry News


The following articles appeared in the print edition of PRIMARY CARE OPTOMETRY NEWS.

Table of Contents

Optical prescribing now permitted via telemedicine in Virginia

Ga. House approves bill to allow ODs to give injections

Florida scope expansion bill makes progress in House

AOA continues advocacy amid health care reform

DOC Access Act strives to end anticompetitive practices by vision plans

April is Sjögren’s Awareness Month

Exfoliate the lid margin to prevent meibomian gland clogging

Joseph Hallak, OD, PhD, FAAO

AOA pursues goals outlined by NASEM report

First OD chairman for Sjögren’s foundation discusses its future

From The Editor

Glaucoma diagnosis goes well beyond IOP

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

In the Journals

Oral acetazolamide reduces IOP elevation during, after cataract surgery

Timolol use increases due to rise of combination therapies for glaucoma

Meeting News

OCT angiography will play role in managing choroidal retinal degeneration

Trabeculectomy successfully used as primary treatment in glaucoma patients

JJVC executives address AMO acquisition, vision care advocacy

OCT aids scleral lens evaluation

Xen reduces both IOP and medication use in refractory glaucoma

The new drug is the empowered patient, says medical tech expert

SECO elects Hammonds new president

Peeling away the red tape of reimbursements

Prepare your staff for in-office emergencies

VIDEO: Presenter - Blurry vision No. 1 symptom of dry eye

VIDEO: Health care reform creates practice challenges, opportunities

Clariti 1-day torics available in 90-pack

VIDEO: SECO attendee shares ABCDE's of melanoma

VIDEO: Débridement - First step in treating herpes simplex keratitis

Visioneering launches daily disposables in quarter-diopter steps

InnFocus MicroShunt with MMC reduces IOP in 4-year series

Former Disney exec: Knowing your best employees improves future hiring

VIDEO: HR experts tackle hot topics from immigration to Generation Z

PCON Reports

Researchers, clinicians continue to determine driving force behind glaucoma

Social Media and the OD

Target your online marketing to highlight your specialties

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

What's Your Diagnosis?

Young woman reports blurry vision in one eye, spots, floaters

Jessica Haynes, OD, FAAO; Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO