Soon-to-be optometrists: 70% women

Soon-to-be optometrists: 70% women

Here’s a remarkable statistic: the November issue of Women in Optometry reports that, in North American schools of optometry, 70% of the members of the incoming class of 2020 are women. Of the 2,035 new optometrists-in-training, 1,434 are women. While it is no...
All pachymeters are basically the same, right?

All pachymeters are basically the same, right?

  Many people think pachymeters are all the same, but they’re mistaken. It’s true that all pachymeters can deliver an accurate measurement of central corneal thickness. But there’s a lot more to a good pachymeter than that. Here are some questions to ask...
Hot research topics at ESCRS 2016

Hot research topics at ESCRS 2016

As usual, a lot of the talk at ESCRS in Copenhagen in mid-September was about recent advances in diagnosis and treatment for eye conditions. But which research topics were at the forefront? One way to answer this question is to look at the “e-posters”—online...