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Adding ERG/VEP Testing to Your Practice


In this ODwire.org Webinar, Craig Thomas, OD discusses how he uses the RETeval ERG/VEP testing device to help diagnose and treat eye disease in his office.

RETeval is the only FDA Cleared, Non-Mydriatic Full-Field ERG device.

You will learn how to integrate this hand-held vision-testing technology into your practice's diagnostic protocols and how to use the information in your medical decision-making.

Billing and coding for visual electrophysiology will also be discussed.

A Q&A follows the talk. Don't miss it!

[discuss the webinar in this thread]
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How to Achieve Independence from Managed Care

Webinar: Achieve Independence from Managed Care

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LIVE ONLINE
March 11, 2020
8pm ET / 5pm PT

Would you like to minimize the influence of managed care on your practice, but don't know where to begin?

In this exclusive, new online workshopSusan Resnick, OD and Viola Kanevsky, OD -- who for the past several decades have both run successful optometric practices free of managed care -- give you concrete, practical advice on how to build your practice by offering products and services to patients without the involvement of 3rd party insurance companies.

The workshop will feature an interactive discussion, including:

* The importance and value of adopting technology and products which clinically differentiate the independent practice and provide avenues of profit protection.

Real-world applications of these clinical products and techniques in practice, and the economics and business model behind each.

Marketing tips from clinicians who have successfully made the transition

* Interactive Q&A with attendees

Written materials (PDF, Word documents) to use as templates to help kick-start the process in your own office.

Exclusive access to an online community of like-minded clinicians, for further discussion in a secure, private space.

Discounts from conference sponsors:
 Art OpticalEuclidEyeCareProNeurolensSpecialEyesVTi/NaturalVue

REGISTER HERE!

If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in this thread!
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Mastering the Simplified Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting Process

Dr. Milana Matz

In the past, multifocal contact lens fitting was time-consuming and involved a great deal of trial-and-error to get an acceptable fit.

In this final webinar in our series on presbyopia, Milana Matz, OD of North Suburban Vision Consultants in Deerfield, IL, will walk us through Alcon's "Simplified Multifocal CL Fitting Process".

This process has resulted in high rates of fit success, including 80% success with 1 lens per eye, and 96% success with 2 lenses or less per eye!

Dr. Matz will review the process, and several real-life case studies of presbyopic patients fit into multifocals.

We hope to see you there!

*** CEwire2020 Updates ***
Early Registration for CEwire2020 opened this week!

Participants at this webinar will get the latest course updates and news about the event. Don't miss it!
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Early Detection of Glaucoma with Objective Pupil Testing



Craig Thomas, OD discusses how he uses the new EyeKinetix® as a screening tool to detect subclinical optic neuropathies, including normal tension glaucoma.

You will learn how to integrate this new technology in a busy practice, and review cases that illustrate the importance of accurately detecting subtle pupillary defects.

A Q&A follows the talk.

*** Konan Medical is offering exclusive specials to those who watch the webinar, through December 15th, 2019. Please watch the video for details.
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The Multifocal Practice Opportunity with Dr. Amanda Nanasy

Dr. Nanasy

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In this second webinar in our series on presbyopia, Dr. Amanda Nanasy discusses the economics of multifocal contact lenses, and how you can leverage the latest generation of lenses to grow your practice's revenue and provide superior patient care.

We'll discuss:
* The size of the presbyopic market
* How multifocals can drive per-patient revenue growth
* Alcon's multifocal portfolio, and the differences between the brands
* Web-based resources you can use to educate your patients and help drive them to your practice


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*** CEwire2020 Sneak Peek ***
Early Bird registration for CEwire2020 is opening next week!

Participants at this webinar will get a sneak peek at the latest courses that have been confirmed for the event! Don't miss it! (hard to believe we're up to 60 credit-hours already!)

Discuss the webinar in this thread & ask Dr. Nanasy questions!

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How to Capture the Presbyopic Opportunity in Your Practice

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By 2020, there will be approximately 126 million people with emerging or established presbyopia in the United States!

In this webinar, Pamela Lowe, OD, FAAO (past president of the Illinois Optometric Association) will join us to discuss how to best service this exploding population, which can represent an important growth opportunity for your practice.

We'll talk about:
* How to best raise patient awareness of presbyopia, and present their correction options
* How to identify good candidates for multifocal contact lenses
* How to get your staff to actively engage with presbyopic patients and help educate them

We'll also discuss "The Alcon Multifocal 3:2:1 Advantage", and the materials, replacement schedules, and designs of their current multifocal lines.

A Q&A will follow the talk, don't miss it!

Discuss the webinar in this thread & ask Dr. Lowe questions!

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Offset Multifocal Optics with OptiSync Technology



Soft contacts frequently decenter temporally, which can lead to sub-optimal visual outcomes.

In this ODwire.org webinar, Drs. Matt Lampa and Stephanie Ramdass discuss the science behind this decentration, and how the NEW OptiSync Technology allows you to offset the multifocal optics from the center of the lens and target alignment with the patient's visual axis.



Registered ODwire.org members can comment on the technology (and multifocal fits in general!) in this thread.
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Webinar: Myopia Tx with Atropine – Truth and Myths

Myopia & Atropine
with JEFFREY S. COOPER, OD, MS, FAAO


In this highly practical ODwire.org webinar, Jeffrey Cooper MS, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, Professor Emeritus, SUNY College of Optometry, catches us up on the latest research on atropine & myopia control.

We review the literature and have a Q&A discussing how you can integrate this latest data into your own myopia control practice.

Hope to see you there!

Discuss the show & ask questions in this thread
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Nuts and Bolts: How to Maximize Insurance Reimbursements



In this highly practical ODwire.org Webinar, Shane Shepherd, Senior Insurance Manager at VisionWeb, will help your practice maximize on claim reimbursements.

We'll learn to:
  • Find and understand your claim denials
  • Understand the TOP REASONS that claims are denied
  • Avoid the obstacles and seeing the benefits of pulling patient benefits ahead of every appointment
  • Analyze important reporting metrics that will help you better understand your entire claims process
If you have any questions about the upcoming show, please place them here...
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Toric Multifocal Contacts: Do They Really Work?



Have you experienced the frustration of toric multifocal lenses that don’t adequately solve the unique optical challenges of your astigmatic presbyopic patients?

Maybe a minus distance over-refraction improved distance vision but ruined the crisp near vision your patient loved, or perhaps you increased add power to improve the patient’s near vision but caused distance vision to suffer.

These struggles can make toric multifocal contact lens fittings painful and time-consuming, leading you to question whether the technology even works and worry about your ability to deliver what you’ve promised: functional vision at all ranges. Does this resonate with you?

In this ODwire.org Webinar, Dr. Doug Becherer explains why these struggles may be happening and how the SpecialEyes 54 Multifocal Toric, a unique pupil-optimized lens with customizable optics, can be a solution for you and your patients.

Click here to visit the discussion thread & interact with Dr. Becherer & ODwire.org members.
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