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Clinical & Refractive Optometry Appoints Dr. Susan Resnick Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Susan Resnick,OD FAAO FSLS, scientific education leader, symposia speaker and clinical investigator is appointed as CRO Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Resnick received her Doctorate of Optometry from the New York State College of Optometry in 1983. She is a Diplomate in the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society.

Working Together by Being Together

Dr. Kwan reflects upon the transition from forced video conference meetings to meeting three-dimensional humans in real-time in a physical, not virtual, space. The return to real meetings has left him more inspired to help patients. He opines, "When an in-person conversation can go anywhere, that’s when we feel most alive and connected."

The Giving of our Time

Empowering patients must always be the primary approach instead of just prescribing or telling. Much is lost in translation and patients don’t often get a second chance to grasp what’s their best course of treatment and why. And yet, we know how this story ends if children cannot see to learn, and adults cannot see to work. Let’s rally together to do better. Because if better is possible, good is

An Examination of the Race Factor in Clinical Practice

Dr. Leslie Wilderson, OD, FAAO discusses the race factor from the perspective of providing care in diverse populations from years of civilian and military optometric practice. In today’s scientific arena, the associations between race and pathology are being challenged to mitigate the effects generalizations have on clinical outcomes. She explains why she has incorporated principles that negate r

What If ....

As eye care practitioners, we have the distinct privilege to care for patients from birth until old age. Oftentimes, we get more than one touchpoint per year which is typically more than the primary care physician. A very recent paper showed that patients with Alzheimer’s disease had more retinal roughness than age matched patients.