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On this episode of the ODs on Facebook Podcast we take a deep dive into vision development. Topics discussed during this episode include: How vision develops. Visual function in children beyond eyesight. How vision impacts and guides the cognitive...
The contemporary definition of myopia is a disease based on the latest scientific research. Researchers indicate that myopia is an independent risk factor for glaucoma, cataracts, choroidal neovascular membranes and retinal detachment. In pathological myopia, there is three times...
The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) hosted an eye opening conference in 2021 (no pun intended). Among many great lectures, there was one that particularly stood out; it highlighted a paradigm shift in Amblyopia treatment. In an...
Optometry and contact lens practice in South Africa is alive and well. Despite an economy which is showing signs of strain, the profession is still vibrant and is generally practiced at a level that is accepted worldwide. We share many...
Healthy eyes result from healthy contact lens wear It is summertime – time for travel, vacations, and fun in the sun! It is also the time of year that we may be out of our daily routines. That makes it...
By all measures, the 2nd Annual ICSC was a big success! Over 170 doctors from countries as far as Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Italy and Spain convened in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the all-day event July 28th. Truly an international...
A young patient, poor night vision and hearing loss, what comes to your mind? Yes, RP! This case discusses the presentation of a patient with Usher syndrome (RP + hearing loss) and its associated testing and management plan. 24 y/o...

A 66 y/o white female was referred by her local Optometrist for suspicious choroidal lesion. Pt is asymptomatic, VA is good. A non-pigmented elevated lesion is seen on fundus exam. OCT did not show subretinal fluid. No orange pigments on FAF. B-scan shows low internal reflectivity, significant vascularization (“flickering...
In this interesting article, it describes how the future of the smart contact lens can help monitor and detect diseases. Information from these smart contact lenses can tell information about blood sugar levels and eye pressure. How will this...

https://youtu.be/ApmS5-LHF58 Dr. Julie Poteet is an optometrist whose focus is pediatric vision care. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition...