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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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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Numerous therapies exist to control IOP, delay glaucoma progression

Dina Erickson, OD, FAAO; Garrett R. Scott, MD; Len V. Koh, MBA OD, PhD, FAAO

Prompt diagnosis, treatment, referral essential for giant cell arteritis

Joseph Hallak, OD, PhD; Joseph Bacotti, MD; Veronica Khaimov, OD

Timely diagnosis crucial in cases of transient monocular vision loss

Michael DelGiodice, OD, FAAO

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From The Editor

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

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UPPs may improve technology, service

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Clinicians hope meaningful use results in better outcomes

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Press FDA to balance disparities among branded drugs, generics

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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Judge contracts one insurer at a time

Charles B. Brownlow, OD, FAAO

Professional judgment overrides insurance concerns

Charles B. Brownlow, OD, FAAO

Fee survey shows continued variability in optometry

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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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FDA regulates many health care apps

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD

Carefully delegate your office’s social media efforts

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD

Use social media to extend your brand

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD

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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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Vascularized growth causes glare in elderly woman

Kristopher Hubbard, OD

Routine scan flags GCC and focal, global loss volumes

John A. McCall Jr., OD; Larry J. Alexander, OD, FAAO

Patient with type 2 diabetes presents with mild unilateral retinopathy

Elizabeth Perkins, OD

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