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Optometry

How a study group can help youStudy groups can help their members via group discussion and sharing. If you’re looking to form or join a study group, find out what leads to success.
4 technologies that improve patient interactions
4 technologies that improve patient interactionsMany technologies have hit the scene to help improve the way doctor and patients interact. One OD gives the four technologies that have helped take her doctor/patient interactions to the next level.
Treating inflammation tackles filamentary keratitis
Treating inflammation tackles filamentary keratitisCorneal filaments frequently recur after removal, and resolution occurs only by treating the patient’s underlying inflammation. This case illustrates the need to move to atypical therapies, such as N-acetylcysteine.
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD—Associate dean for research, The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD—Associate dean for research, The Ohio State University College of OptometryJeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, discusses working with kids, myopia, and In-N-Out Burger.
Smart glasses technology may help treat patients with autism, ADHD
Smart glasses technology may help treat patients with autism, ADHDA new study shows that smart glasses reduce symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in individuals with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Two ODs weigh in on the study and why it shows promise for future treatment options.
Big pharma helps homeless patientChief Optometric Editor Ben Casella refuses to turn patients away if they cannot pay. He reminds himself—and all ODs—that the burden of care can be shared instead of carried alone.
Diet change may affect glaucoma riskFactors such as age, family history, and race are not modifiable. One OD examines how a change in dietary habits may be beneficial in treating those suffering from glaucoma.
6 healthy habits that don’t cost a fortune
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia impacted by diabetes
Like books and e-readers, old and new can live together in harmony
Like books and e-readers, old and new can live together in harmonyThe evolution of e-reading had some once proclaiming books are dead. One OD tells how old and new technologies can flourish side-by-side like books and e-reading and how one book and author has influenced his life.