Fresh Perspective Brings New Energy and Efficiency

Tanya Kechker, OD, says that it was the greatest moment of her professional career when Marian Longo, OD, joined her in practice.

The Impact of InfantSEE®

By Tamara Petrosyan, OD—In the 10 years since the no-cost InfantSEE® public health program was launched by the American Optometric Association (AOA), in partnership with the Vision Care Institute of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, it has generated data that provides a much clearer image of children’s visual development.

What’s Next: Duplicating Success

Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD, says that she and her practice partner, Bradley Owens, OD, want to take their lessons learned during building their practice and make it possible for younger ODs to follow in their footsteps and achieve their goals even faster.

Are You Ready to Open the Door?

Cheryl Engels, OD, MBA, details her top 10 tips to get yourself prepared to open a new practice.

Think About Dry Eye Differently

By Whitney Hauser, OD—If you think dry eye disease is a nuisance, you aren’t alone. Your patients wholeheartedly agree.

Partnership With Museum Provides On-site Study of the Ciliary Muscle

Melissa Bailey, OD, introduces the community to research and the ciliary muscle at the Center of Science and Industry.

Putting a Personal Touch on Her Hometown Practice

Karen Fortman, OD, says that she aspired to work at Primary EyeCare Associates even before she graduated from The Ohio State College of Optometry.

OD’s Expansion Makes Room for Practice Growth–and Her Sister, Too

When Lindsay Loock, OD, purchased her practice in 2008, she knew that its existing space would work temporarily.

Feels Like Home

By Crystal M. Brimer, OD, FAAO—In 2015, I scouted out the perfect practice location for Focus Eye Care in Wilmington, North Carolina. While Wilmington is a young, vibrant town full of beach tourists, it is also home to a lot of retirees, so there is great diversity.