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Dr. Art Epstein on MGD and why “Dry Eye” is an Antiquated Term!



In this InSight Studio interview, we speak with Dr. Art Epstein on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, and why "Dry Eye" is an Antiquated term. He hits on some of the big issues in ocular surface disease today, including:

* Will meibography become a standard of care?
* The current crop of OSD treatments
* Whether meibomian gland clearance is necessary to treat the underlying condition

Registered ODwire.org members can discuss this video & ask Dr. Epstein questions in this thread
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Dr. Carrie Alfieri’s Top Staffing Tips!


Practice management expert - and Best Practices Winner - Dr. Carrie Alfieri gives us top tips on staffing the optometric office.

We discuss:

* How to develop and use a set of "core values" that underlie your staff development
* The methodology to use when going through the recruitment and hiring process
* How to communicate with your staff to keep them motivated and engaged - including the use of vision boards and the Fish Philosophy.

Interested in becoming a Best Practice? Apply today!

Leave any comments or questions for Dr. Alfieri in this thread.
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Best Practice Episode 3: Dr. Casey Hogan on Sjogren’s Syndrome and Building your Practice


In this episode, Dr. Casey Hogan of Oak Lawn, IL, a CooperVision Best Practices honoree, talks to us about Sjogren's Syndrome, and how she used her passion for treating the disease (and her personal experience with the condition) to help build her practice.

She also shares tips on how docs can identify and manage these patients and how to send & receive referrals from other specialists, such as rheumatologists.
Weigh in with your feedback here on ODwire.org.

And for more info about the Best Practices program, watch this intro video with Dr. Michele Andrews.
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Best Practice Episode 2: The Balance of Modern Tech & Patient Care


In this episode, Dr. Stephen Cohen, a 2018 CooperVision Best Practices honoree shares how critical it is for practices to balance modern technology and patient care.

We will be putting up videos over the next several weeks and months where each of the Best Practices will be sharing tips.

Weigh in with your feedback here on ODwire.org.

And for more info about the Best Practices program, watch this intro video with Dr. Michele Andrews.
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