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.

The importance of medicine reconciliation

July 1, 2013

Another of the new elements of a comprehensive eye examination is the medicine reconciliation. Although most of us have collected some kind of information about our…

Using the Review of Systems in optometric practice

June 14, 2013

A formal Review of Systems (ROS) has been a suggested part of a comprehensive medical history for several years. Some optometrists used this for a medical office visit…