Category: Advocacy

COVD Research on Vision Therapy

The request for ‘proof’ that vision rehabilitation ‘works’ is a common one, albeit slightly annoying to those working in the field. It’s tantamount to asking ‘does medicine work’? The question is too broad to answer and depends on too many…

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,…

Diamond Valley Vision Care

This post serves a couple of purposes. First, it gives users an example of how one can use drboulet.com to self-promote. Second, it allows me to promote my clinic ; ) Please feel free to do the same, tell us…

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…

Dr. Kellye Knueppel VT Blog

Dr. Kellye Knueppel is a VTOD in Wisconsin who has a very active blog life. Her articles target a general audience and so can be appropriate for OD’s just starting out on their journey into visual neurosensory rehabilitation. I like…

The Vision Help Blog

The Vision Help blog has been around for some time and is one of my favourite sources for clinical commentary, research, and good ol’ fashioned ‘soap-boxing’. Dr. Len Press, one of the primary contributors to the site, is a world-renown…

Update July 6, 2013

Hi Everyone, I’ve created the first BuddyPress Group for Advocacy. This is a discussion group allowing interested parties to pursue this topic specifically. Other topics can and should be hosted either through ordinary posts, or through creation of new groups.…