Dr. Whitney Hauser: Clinical Protocols Are Like a Roadmap
Having a clinical protocol in place can make the journey of clinical decision-making and consistency so much clearer. Whitney Hauser, OD, now director of clinical affairs at Keplr Vision, talks about the ways that developing and using a clinical protocol for dry eye and other ocular conditions can help. Listen in.
Dr. Julie Steinhauer: Giving Vision Therapy a Boost Through Syntonic Phototherapy
Julie Steinhauer, OD, FCOVD, of Vision For Life in Glen Carbon, Illinois, has been offering developmental vision care exclusively now for more than seven years. Her practice draws patients from throughout Illinois and around the world as she is one of relatively few providers who use syntonic phototherapy along with traditional in-office vision therapy. Hear how it works.
Angela Fisher: Don’t Push Recalls Off
Angela Fisher of National Recalls in Los Angeles, California, says that optometric practices can have effective recall strategies for reactivating patients—but only if the task is specifically part of someone’s work day or work week. She describes the process her employees use—and how those could be adapted for in-house use. Listen here.
Dr. Sally Halim: How Training for a Triathlon Helps Sharpen Practice Skills
Sally Halim, OD, of Village Eyecare in Woolwich Township, New Jersey, trains for a half dozen or so triathlons or half Ironman races a year. The training has taught her time management skills, focus and a willingness to challenge herself, along with other lessons that she’s brought to bear in her private practice. Here’s what she shared with WO.