Opinion

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From The Editor

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

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Young optometrists passionate, optimistic

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Get back to the basics with dry eye

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

Glaucoma diagnosis goes well beyond IOP

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
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Glaucoma Perspectives

Dr. Fingeret analyzes the direction of glaucoma management.

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VIDEO: Aerie Pharmaceuticals executive gives update on clinical trials in 2016

Carefully choose glaucoma therapy for patients with financial issues

Murray Fingeret, OD

Future of glaucoma hinges on innovations in diagnosis, evaluation, management

Murray Fingeret, OD
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Medicare Coding

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

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Review your own records to avoid Medicare paybacks

Charles B. Brownlow, OD

OIG encourages Medicare providers to institute compliance programs

Charles B. Brownlow, OD

All practices should implement a medical records compliance program

Charles B. Brownlow, OD
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Blogs

Bloggers
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In his blog, Doug Rett, OD, FAAO, digs deeper into questions every eye doctor has had at one point in his or her career. He sees patients and works with students and residents at the optometry clinic for the VA Boston Healthcare System and will use his blog to bring the teaching points he sees in clinic to a larger audience. Contact him at doctorrett@gmail.com.

Disclosure: Rett has no relevant financial disclosures.

BLOG: How does the lamina cribrosa change with glaucoma?

June 21, 2017

BLOG: How do androgen and estrogen affect dry eye? (part 2)

May 12, 2017

BLOG: How do androgen and estrogen affect dry eye?

April 13, 2017
Scott A. Edmonds, OD, FAAO, focuses his blog on the role of the optometrist in health care reform – moving from primary eye care to primary health care. He is the chief medical officer of MARCH Vision Care, the co-director of the Low Vision/Contact Lens Service at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia and a member of the Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board. 

Disclosure: Edmonds is a consultant for March Vision and OcuHub.

BLOG: Are you at the top of your game?

June 7, 2017

BLOG: The power of stories

May 22, 2017

BLOG: Evaluating your product

May 1, 2017
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, focuses his blog on real-world comanagement cases with valuable take-home messages. Dr. Hovanesian is a specialist in cornea, external ocular disease and refractive and cataract surgery with Harvard Eye Associates in Laguna Hills, Calif., a clinical instructor at UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute and a member of the Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board.

BLOG: Patients find significant relief with microblepharoexfoliation

June 2, 2017

BLOG: Apply three questions to any medical innovation

May 17, 2017

BLOG: Acquisitions bring new investment, enthusiasm

April 19, 2017

In his videos, Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, advises optometrists on communicating with patients and effectively marketing the private practice through the use of social media. Gonzalez is in private practice in Dallas, serves as adjunct faculty at InterAmerican University and is a member of the Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board. Access his website, “The Social OD,” by clicking here.

BLOG: Facebook advertising is powerful, individualized

April 25, 2017

BLOG: Video - Facebook advertising may be more precise than Google

March 21, 2017

BLOG: OD recommends Adwords over Facebook advertising

February 15, 2017
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