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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Dry eye requires diverse treatment strategy

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

PCON continues 20-year commitment to timely, accurate reporting

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Workshop participants take steps to address MK

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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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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Social Media and the OD

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

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Leverage technology to target your message

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Make the best use of LinkedIn endorsements

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Carefully approach buying ‘likes’

Agustin L. Gonzalez

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Tax Tips for the OD

Tax law interpreted and applied to the optometric practice.

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Protect your practice’s data from security threats

Mark E. Battersby

ODs may lower personal tax bill by owning the practice’s building

Mark E. Battersby

Tax rules assist in estimating annual income

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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Routine exam in elderly man reveals retinal lesion

Sara Weidmayer, OD, FAAO

Woman presents with red, irritated eye

William Smith, OD

Suspicious lesion with rhomboid flap closure is excised

Alexandra Bavasi, BS; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO

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