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Jolie Higazi
Jolie is the Content Specialist for Ophthalmology Times. She can be reached at [email protected]
Pearls for exams with autistic children
About one out of every 68 people fall somewhere along the autism spectrum, says Glen T. Steele, OD FCOVD. It’s best to know ahead of time how to best tailor your treatment for autistic children.
Future leading optometrists compete at Student Bowl
See some of the highlights, including the final question, of the 2016 Varilux Optometry Study Bowl!
Using CLIA testing to improve outcomes
CLIA testing may soon become a more practical option for clinicians looking to improve patient care without going through a separate laboratory for testing, says John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, at the American Optometric Association (AOA) annual meeting.
Top 10 myths of concussion treatment
Concussion patients are in the chairs of optometrists all over the country, but clinicians must know what to look for so they can catch it.
Buzz Aldrin: Getting to the moon was easy, coming back—not so much
Buzz Aldrin, one of the first two people to set foot on the moon, says getting there wasn't the hard part—getting back was. He addressed attendees of the American Optometric Association at Optometry's Meeting 2016, detailing his journey to doing what was once said was impossible and explaining the many struggles along the way.
Don’t be afraid of steroids
Ron Melton, OD, FAAO, and Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO, discussed common practices for treating dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), and blepharitis at the American Optometric Association (AOA) annual meeting. Here are a few medical management pearls from their discussion.
Changing teenagers’ lives, one pair of glasses at a time
Changing teenagers’ lives, one pair of glasses at a time
Dr. Harrie started a vision-screening program at a youth detention center which gives him and his team an opportunity to screen adolescents in the criminal justice system before they are assigned to a rehabilitation program or a long-term incarceration facility.
Flying Eye Hospital aims to prevent blindness worldwide
Flying Eye Hospital aims to prevent blindness worldwide
A unique, third-generation Flying Eye Hospital is giving wings to Orbis' mission to prevent blindness worldwide. The hospital is the world’s only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital located on an MD-10 aircraft, and is the byproduct of six years of work by experts in aviation and hospital engineering.
Ophthalmic Superwoman: Resident, fellow, and mother of two
Remember enduring those seemingly endless years of residency and fellowship training? Now, imagine trying to earn that badge of honor while having a child. Well, two of them. Sonia Rana, MD, managed to do just that while still graduating on time.
What everyone was tweeting about at ASCRS 2016
What everyone was tweeting about at ASCRS 2016
Here's a snapshot of what got attendees most excited at ASCRS 2016.

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