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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Shared decision making critical with expanding treatment options

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

ODs in ‘perfect position’ to educate patients with diabetes

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

FDA approval process needs streamlining

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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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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Think Twitter, communicate better

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Get the most from your email marketing campaign

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

Leverage technology to target your message

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 experiences ‘flowery’ vision, personality changes

Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO; Paige Nash, BS

Patient presents with recent-onset facial muscle spasms

Kathryn Dailey, BS; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO

Unilateral optic disc edema in a young male

Kelli Theisen, OD

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