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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.
ODs must embrace new technologies, says AOA panel
Disruptive technology is here to stay, and ODs must embrace it as new technologies continue to be developed and patients are eager to get their hands on them.
Top patient medications and their ocular side effects
ODs must take the time to ask patients about current medication use because adverse reactions are more likely in patients who previously had allergic reactions, says Blair Lonsberry, OD, MS, MEd, FAAO, at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
Dara Torres: Don’t put an age limit on your dreams
Dara Torres, the oldest and 12-time Olympic medalist, says your dreams shouldn’t have age limits. She addressed attendees of the American Optometric Association at Optometry's Meeting 2017, detailing her Olympic comeback after seven years away from the sport and giving birth.
In the pipeline: What’s new and what’s coming in optometry technology
Keeping patients informed on the latest procedures and equipment available to treat their disorders is half the battle, says Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, at American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting.
5 things you missed at Vision Expo East
5 things you missed at Vision Expo East
Check out the latest industry trends and new products announced at Vision Expo East 2017.
How ODs can capitalize on social media in their practices
Consumers have a voice greater than ever before with social media and the ability to like, comment, and react quicker than ever, says Kevin Wilhelm and Trudi Charest from Marketing4ECPs at Vision Expo East.
How to grow your practice using Instagram and Pinterest
Human nature means people are engaged with visuals. We can process and understand images very quickly. This is why social media such as Instagram and Pinterest are good ways to grow your practice, say Kevin Wilhelm and Trudi Charest Marketing4ECPs at Vision Expo East.
Classic, retro trending in eyewear this fall
What once was considered old is now new again as old styles are trending up in eyewear, says Joy Gibb, spokesperson for The Vision Council at Vision Expo East.
Tools ODs can utilize to diagnose, treat glaucoma
ODs must have the right tools in their toolboxes when treating glaucoma correctly, says Optometry Times board member Michael Chaglasian, OD, FAAO, at Vision Expo East in New York.
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.

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