Category: Law

What can we do about child vision?

Every week brings in new children to my clinic; children who have hit a dead end with family doctors and paediatricians, as well as with the schools. I run a child vision development clinic, and we see children with apparent…

Real Doctors Aren’t All the Same

When I landed in a doctorate program in developmental optometry, after some years working in public education and tech, I was surprised at what I had found – pleasantly so. Having studied neural science, neuropsychology, and education, my mind and…

Low Vision in a Prison Population

The incidence and significance of low visual acuity in a prison population Brian R. Ariel MSc, FCOptom, FAAO and Donald F.C. Loran MSc, FCOptom, AMCT, DCLP From the introduction: Important risk factors for offending include low attainment, poor family supervision,…

ODs As Physicians

From ODWire.org (another excellent free service for ODs): Califiornia Medicaid Must Include Optometric Care, Court of Appeals Reverses Trial Ct The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that a California law that eliminated Optometric and a variety of other…