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Focus on Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis: A Case Based Discussion

In this talk, Drs. Clare Halleran and Susan Resnick for an update on vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), an allergic eye disease that can be debilitating.

They provide a refresher on the clinical presentation of VKC and discuss the burden it has on patients and their caregivers.

Drs. Halleran and Resnick then lead an engaging discussion around:

  • Diagnosing VKC and differentiating it from atopic keratoconjunctivitis
  • Non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic options
  • Approaching and managing this burdensome disease

If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in this thread

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Ptosis or a Different Diagnosis: Identifying and Managing Ptosis


In this ODwire.org Webinar, Dr. Kelly Malloy and Dr. Susan Resnick give us a case-based discussion on acquired blepharoptosis (ptosis). They cover:

• Risk factors for ptosis
• Differential diagnosis
• Patient case studies
• Current treatment options

A Live Q&A follows the cases!

About the Speakers

Kelly A. Malloy, OD, FAAO is the Chief of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease Service at the The Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Susan A. Resnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS is a principal at Drs. Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick & Associates in New York City.

Hope to see you there!

Discuss this webinar & ask questions in this thread.

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Digital Transformation: How to Future Proof your Practice

As you continue to see patients in the “new normal”, it will be essential to increase the speed of patient throughput to make up for canceled appointments, while balancing making the most of every visit.

If going digital is one of your long-term business objectives, it has become an even more relevant strategy today. Digital refraction offers one way forward to jumpstart your digital transformation while providing an integrated platform for remote-ready eye exams.

Jordan Jones, OD, optometrist and director at Wear Eyewear, explores the value of digital transformation — before, during and beyond the pandemic.

This webinar takes a closer look at the benefits of Visionix® VX65 digital refraction and integrated Visionix® solutions to evolve your practice and help more patients.

Attendees of this course will:

* Explore the clinical application of implementing integrated Visionix® solutions to start digital transformation,
* Understand the benefits of the remote-ready and tablet-driven operation,
* Navigate return on investment (ROI) considerations.

 

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Managing Ptosis in Your Practice


In this ODwire.org webinar, Melissa Barnett, OD and Susan Resnick, OD help us learn more about ptosis, including causes, diagnosis, treatment landscape, impact on patients, and opportunity for your practice.

Jason Bacharach, MD, introduces the first and only FDA-approved pharmacologic treatment for acquired blepharoptosis, RVL-1201 (oxymetazoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution), 0.1%, including its mechanism of action and clinical data.

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The Next Big Thing For Your Contact Lens Patients – with Katie Spear, OD

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Thu, Jul 23, 2020 8pm ET / 5pm PT

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Join our special guest, Dr. Katie Spear, as she discusses how PRECISION1® daily disposable contact lenses have helped her practice welcome patients into contact lenses for the first time and reduce contact lens dropout in patients being refit into new contact lenses.

PRECISION1® contact lenses, with SmartSurface® Technology, are the latest innovation from Alcon. PRECISION1® contact lenses are born from the Water Gradient Technology of DAILIES TOTAL1® but offered at a mainstream price. They can provide patients with precise vision, dependable comfort, and ease of handling which are the core reasons for contact lens dropout.

We hope you can join us to learn how PRECISION1® contact lenses can benefit your patients and your practice!

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How to Achieve Independence from Managed Care

Webinar: Achieve Independence from Managed Care

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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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The Multifocal Practice Opportunity with Dr. Amanda 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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Nuts and Bolts: How to Maximize Insurance Reimbursements

In this highly practical ODwire.org Webinar, Shane Shepherd, Senior Insurance Manager at VisionWeb, helps 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 show, please place them here

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