Print Columns/Features



At Issue

Panelists weigh in on a provocative topic affecting optometry.

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Experienced ODs offer tips for becoming health plan providers

Use of OCT becomes more common prior to cataract surgery

Brett G. Bence, OD, FAAO; John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS; Louis D. “Skip” Nichamin, MD

Industry adapts to changing standards for interactions with health care providers

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From The Editor

PCON Editor Dr. DePaolis shares his perspectives on each issue's editorial coverage.

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Cross-linking will quickly change corneal ectasia management

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Narrative medicine puts focus back on patient

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Interprofessional education good for health care, optometry, patients

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

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Medicare Coding

Dr. Brownlow offers advice on navigating the complexities of proper coding and Medicare regulations.

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All practices should implement a medical records compliance program

Charles B. Brownlow, OD

Judge contracts one insurer at a time

Charles B. Brownlow, OD, FAAO

Professional judgment overrides insurance concerns

Charles B. Brownlow, OD, FAAO

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Ocular Photography Challenge

Readers submit photos to compete for a monthly prize.

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Foreign body

Choroidal melanoma

Intracorneal hemorrhage

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PCON CE

Earn 2 CE credits through this quarterly feature.

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Various retinal disorders exhibit similar clinical features

Len V. Koh, OD, PhD, MBA, FAAO

ODs can manage neuro-ophthalmic disease with careful exam, diagnostic testing

Michael DelGiodice, OD, FAAO

Monitor lupus patients for toxic maculopathy

Guy-Philippe Beauzile, PA-C; Joseph Hallak, PhD, OD, FAAO

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Social Media and the OD

Dr. Gonzalez shares ways to communicate with patients and effectively market your practice.

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How to create optimized content for your website

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Resolve conflict before it leaves your office

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Use SMM to reach potential patients before they look for you

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

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Tax Tips for the OD

Tax law interpreted and applied to the optometric practice.

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Health care costs increase despite ACA

Mark E. Battersby

Register partnerships with the Internal Revenue Service

Mark E. Battersby

Protect your practice’s data from security threats

Mark E. Battersby

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What's Your Diagnosis?

Editor Leo P. Semes, OD, solicits authors with actual cases challenging readers to make the diagnosis based on clinical findings.

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Patient with red eye reports no pain, discomfort

William Smith, OD

Woman reports blurry vision at all distances

Sarah Marietta, OD

Severe macular disease detected in patient with no symptoms

David Otto, OD

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