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ODwire.org Forums

    1. State of Optometry

      Opinions and questions regarding optometric politics, education, interprofessional relations
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    2. Third Party

      All about managed care, billing & coding
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    3. Clinical & Research

      Clinical problems & the latest vision research
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    4. Meet & Greet

      Introduce yourself & get to know your colleagues at ODwire.org
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    5. Optometric Economics

      Practice management questions and comments from practicing ODwire.org members
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    6. Special Interest Groups

      Groups & Industry Associations in Eye Care.
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    7. Ethics

      Optometric ethical considerations when dealing with patients, ODs, other health care professionals as well as vendors, insurers, media and the general public
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    8. Students & Recent Grads

      Get questions answered by educators, practicing ODs, and fellow students
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    9. Instrumentation and Ophthalmic Products

      Reviews and opinions about the tools of the trade
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    10. Ophthalmic Dispensing

      Discuss ophthalmic lenses and frames plus the economics and management of an optical dispensary
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    11. International Optometry

      Discussion of Optometric issues from practitioners around the world
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    12. Article Comments

      Area for ODwire.org members to PRIVATELY discuss articles posted on the site.
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    13. Computers & Software

      Discussion of computers & software, both optometric and non-optometric
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    14. Meta - About ODwire.org

      meta-discussions about ODwire, frequently asked questions, proposed features, etc.
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    15. Health & Welfare

      All about health and insurance issues of concern for ODs and their families
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    16. Retirement Issues

      Discussions about aspects of retirement that should be of concern years before leaving practice!
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    17. Multimedia

      Interesting optometric videos, audio, and images from around the web.
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    18. Events

      This forum is linked to the Events Calendar. When you create a new event, a discussion thread is created here.
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    19. Non-Optometric

      Off-topic conversations... anything else you'd like to talk about.
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    20. ODwire.org Supporting Members

      Forum exclusively for ODwire.org Supporting Members. Discussions about the site's direction, new features, and other topics. Thanks for your support!
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    1. Ask an OD!

      The place for pre-optometry students or those thinking of entering the profession to interact with practitioners
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  1. Paraprofessional

    Forums for the Eye Care Paraprofessional, including Opticians and Office Administrators.
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      Meet & Greet other Paraprofessionals
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    2. Practice Administration

      Advice on running an eye care office, including billing & coding, IT, and HR.
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    3. Ophthalmic Dispensing

      Discussion of ophthalmic lenses and frames plus the economics and management of the optical dispensary.
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    4. Computer and Software

      Computers and office automation in eye care practices.
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    5. Technician Talk

      Questions and solutions from fellow techs and ODs
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    6. Instrumentation and Ophthalmic Products

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    7. Non-Eyecare Related

      Off-topic conversations... anything else you'd like to talk about.
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    1. General Topics

      General discussion topics. If you have questions about odwire.org, or questions that don't fit into the categories listed below, post them here.
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    2. Eye Care News

      The latest news in eye care from around the world.
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    1. New Listings

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