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The MOD Pod is a podcast by the new medical trade publication Modern Optometry.

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The MOD Pod is a podcast by the new medical trade publication Modern Optometry.

    Scleral Lenses & Trauma • Specialty Lenses & Kids • COVID Concerns

    Scleral Lenses & Trauma • Specialty Lenses & Kids • COVID Concerns

    The latest episode of The MOD Pod brings you three more articles from the May/June of Modern Optometry. Hear Ryan McKinnis, OD, FAAO, FSLS, talk about managing ocular trauma with scleral lenses. Christopher Lopez, OD, shares some tips he and his co-author, Marcus Noyes, OD, FAAO, FSLS, put together for fitting children with specialty contact lenses. In the last story of the episode, Lori L. Grover, OD, PhD, offers important takeaways about the COVID-19 pandemic from public health evidence.

    • 31 min
    Contact Lenses, Scleral Lenses, Lessons From Residency, and More

    Contact Lenses, Scleral Lenses, Lessons From Residency, and More

    Learn how to preserve and grow your contact lens patient base with advice from practice owner Dana Salgado, OD (1:57). James Deom, OD, MPH, FAAO, offers scleral lens troubleshooting tips (7:45), and Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, describes how his practice changed over the course of roughly 30 days due to the coronavirus (12:03), while Nicole Harris, OD, shares some of the lessons she's learned during her optometric residency (19:35). As an added bonus, listen to the audio version of MOD's Up Close column (24:50), which poses various questions to different optometric physicians. In this episode we learn more about Jacob Lang, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO.

    • 31 min
    Glaucoma, Comanagement, Emergency Eye Care

    Glaucoma, Comanagement, Emergency Eye Care

    Jacob Lang, OD, FAAO, and Laura Capelle, OD, FAAO, kick off this episode with their article on managing glaucoma in 2020, particularly for patients who may be candidates for a micro invasive glaucoma surgery (skip to 1:25). Andrew J. Mackner, OD, then talks about the current state of collaboration between optometry and ophthalmology (skip to 6:39), and Patrick Vollmer, OD, FAAO, explains how he began offering emergency eye care, explaining that it's a much-needed service that is warmly rewarded (skip to 15:22).

    • 22 min
    Build Your Online Presence

    Build Your Online Presence

    Many optometrists are still out of work and some practices are opening up slowly, leaving time to work on building a personal or professional brand online. Hosts Jessilin Quint, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO; and Rachael Wruble, OD, FAAO, speak with Joseph J. Allen, OD, FAAO; Melanie J. Denton Dombrowski, OD, MBA, FAAO; and Jackie Garlich, OD, FAAO, for tips on how to do just that.

    • 51 min
    Managing Dry Eye Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

    Managing Dry Eye Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

    Leslie O'Dell, OD, FAAO, talks with James Wolffsohn, BSc, MBA, PhD, and Orla Murphy, OD, PhD, about the various ways COVID-19 has affected optometry in their respective countries, and specifically, how it has affected their care of patients with dry eye. They also discuss how they are overcoming challenges, such as helping patients maintain their dry eye regimen in the current climate. This special episode of The MOD Pod is sponsored by Scope Ophthalmics and OPTASE.

    • 56 min
    Locked Down in Love ... For Now

    Locked Down in Love ... For Now

    In this episode, the guests are married couples and they're all ODs. After weeks in quarantine together, Jessilin Quint, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO, tests their memories-and their wits-with fun questions sure to raise a few eyebrows and make you laugh.

    • 45 min

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Pam Theriot, OD ,

Everything I’ve been wanting.

Who has time to read journals all day. Having the journal read to me is just what I have wanted for years. I can keep up to date with the quickly changing landscape of eye care. I love this journal. I can relate the articles to my own practice of Modern Optometry.

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