- PO-Cornea Conundrums: A Review of Corneal Procedures and Case Presentations
- PO-Cryosurgery for Optometric Surgeons: A safe, non-invasive, non-aerosolizing approach to periocular lesion removal in the COVID-19 era.
- PO-Effective Cataract Co-management in 5 Easy Steps
- PO-Essentials of Surgical Ophthalmic Pathology for the Optometric Lid Surgeon
- PO-Extended Depth of Focus Lenses and Drops
- PO-How Do We Pick the Best Intraocular Lens?
- PO-LASIK Refractive Surgery: When Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail
- PO-Pearls for Managing Keratoconus with CXL: Corneal Collagen Crosslinking
- PO-Suturing Techniques for Optometric Surgeons
- PO-The Surgical Management of the Anterior Segment The OD's Role
- PO-Utilizing Comprehensive Refractive Surgery to Maximize Vision
PO-Current Trends in Presbyopia (Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome) Management: Trends From Drops to Glasses to Contacts to Surgical Procedures
Presbyopia is a major pandemic affecting this country. The Baby Boomers will start turning 65 in 2011, and the number of older people will increase dramatically during the 2010â€“2030 period.1 Baby Boomers represent the generation with the greatest buying power in the history of our country and account for a dramatic 40% of total consumer demand â€“ even in a recession. According to Baby Boomers Magazine, 'Find a way to appeal to us through our desire to stay young, act young, think young and feel young.'2 When it comes to multifocal contact lenses and advanced technology IOLs, patients need to see, they want the freedom from glasses, and they are willing to invest in the technology. As their optometrist, who has known our patients for many years, we are in the best position to make a recommendation to address their lifestyle needs.
Walter Whitley, O.D.
Derek Cunningham, O.D.
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A successful practice takes a village—doctors of optometry and paraoptometric staff—to make it work and even prosper. Toward that end, the AOA has created a trove of practice management tools and services that can power practices forward in a profession and health care landscape that increasingly demands doctors practice at their highest levels and creates greater opportunities to develop and empower paraoptometric staff. These days, change is out of necessity.
A recent #AskAOA webinar, hosted by the AOA Third Party Center, offered helpful advice for how doctors can address and respond to clawbacks.
Most states require health care providers, including doctors of optometry, to report cases of abuse of children and elderly adults. AOA members are invited to attend an important webinar on the serious subject of human trafficking.