Join fellow ODs for a series of weekly peer-to-peer discussions on practicing during the COVID-19 pandemic
Find Below Recordings from Each Week’s Discussion
June 18, 2020 – “Contact Lens Fact and Fiction: The New Normal”
Join Dr. Melissa Barnett, an internationally recognized key opinion leader, for a look at the facts behind contact lenses and COVID-19. She shares the latest research around ocular infection of SARS-COV-2, possible conjunctivitis correlations and proper lens care. Bringing the data to life, Dr. Barnett discusses her experience as a practitioner who strongly believes in safely fitting contact lenses during the pandemic.
May 20, 2020 – “Reopening Tips: Practicing During COVID-19”
Join Dr. Heidi Pham-Murphy in an overview of tips for reopening your practice in the new normal. Dr. Pham-Murphy has seen firsthand what works well and what’s challenging. She can’t wait to share her experience with you, including how to set the right expectations for your patients, communicating clearly and valuing innovative decision making.
May 13, 2020 - "Reopening During COVID-19: The New Normal for Optometry"
Join Dr. Stephen Cohen in a step by step overview of the measures he took to reopen his practice during COVID-19. From identifying the right equipment, to educating your staff, to resetting the patient experience, we’ll share new guidelines that will help you get back to seeing patients ASAP.
May 6, 2020 - "Incorporating Telehealth into Your Practice During COVID-19 and Beyond"
Join Dr. Damon Dierker as we deep dive into the rapidly evolving world of telehealth. Dr. Dierker will share his experience incorporating telehealth into his practice and answer your questions about caring for patients through telehealth during COVID-19 & beyond*.
*Click here for more information on HIPAA and telehealth during the pandemic
April 29, 2020 - "The New Normal for Optometry: Future of Eye Care Post COVID-19"
Join Dr. Mickles in an exploration of what the new normal for optometry might look like post COVID-19. We’ll walk through possible changes, from caring for patients to running a practice, as we help shape the future of eye care together.
April 22, 2020 - "Connecting with Patients During COVID-19" with Dr. Smithson
Join Dr. Smithson in an exploration of the innovative ways he’s continuing to communicate with patients despite social distancing. He reviews everything you need to know about telehealth, online orders and shipping.
April 16, 2020 - "Running Your Practice in the Age of COVID-19" with Dr. Jason Pingel
Join Dr. Jason Pingel, OD in a discussion about the cutting edge ways he's continuing to practice, engaging his staff and serving his community.