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Giovanni Castelli
Giovanni Castelli is the content specialist for Optometry Times. He is a 2014 graduate of Cleveland State University with a degree in Communications and a focus on public relations. He has a Morkie named Chewie and is a lover of pizza, Star Wars, and all things sports.
5 things you missed at SECO 2017 in Atlanta
5 things you missed at SECO 2017 in Atlanta
SECO 2017 has come to a close, but Optometry Times has you covered with things you may have missed while taking in a lecture, perusing the exhibit hall, or exploring Atlanta’s Centennial Park.
10 tips to better manage millennials
By 2020, millennials will make up 50 percent of optometrists’ patient bases, and they’ll have up to $1.4T in spending power, says Thuy-Lan Nguyen. She spoke about managing millennial patients and staff at SECO 2017.
What patients are tweeting about their ODs
MD ODs look to order tests, Rx all agents, remove foreign bodies
The Maryland Optometric Association (MOA) introduced a bill to the state legislature that would expand its scope of practice in the state. The bill would allow ODs to order tests, Rx all agents, remove foreign bodies and put Maryland (MD) on par with other states.
6 financial challenges ODs will face in 2017
6 financial challenges ODs will face in 2017
To gauge what the new year will bring, we asked experts to weigh in on what challenges they expect optometrists to face in 2017
What patients are tweeting about their eye doctors
What patients are tweeting about their eye doctors
So, what are your patients saying and sharing about you on Twitter these days?
Top 11 patient horror stories
Top 11 patient horror stories
Patient horror stories can happen at any time of the year, but late October makes these tales particularly chilling.
Contact lens protection bill continues momentum in House
Contact lens protection bill continues momentum in House
A companion bill to S. 2777 aims to hold online sellers of contact lenses accountable for deceptive or illegal sales tactics that may threaten patient health.
Viva Las Vegas! What’s new at VEW 2016
Optometry Times keeps you in the know with four things you may have overlooked during the first few days of VEW 2016.

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