Article Date: 12/1/2001

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT FEATURES

Bringing LASIK Into Your Office (Part 1 of 3)­ No. 1, p. 32
New Drugs for 2001 ­ No. 1, p. 39
Online Ordering Habits of O.D.s ­ No. 1, p. 45
How Progressive Do You Want to Be? ­ No. 2, p. 36
Multifocal Contact Lenses in Action ­ No. 2, p. 45
Moving LASIK to the Forefront of Your Practice (Part 2 of 3)­ No. 2, p. 53
A-Scans: Are You Missing Out on a Piece of Co-Managing Cataract Surgery Patients? ­ No. 2, p. 61
When the Solution Is No Solution ­ No. 2, p. 71
Dry Eye Update (Part 1 of 2) ­ No. 2, p. 87

Is Your Practice Worth what You Think? (Part 1 of 4) ­ No. 3, p. 36
Taking Allergy Treatment to the Next Level ­ No. 3, p. 45
Marketing Your LASIK Practice (Part 3 of 3)­ No. 3, p. 57
Purchasing Frames that Work for Your Practice ­ No. 3, p. 67
Eliminating Managed Care ­ No. 3, p. 75
Sixth Annual In-Office Lab Update ­ No. 3, p. 83

Do You Count? ­ No. 4, p. 28

Dry Eye Update (Part 2 of 2) ­ No. 4, p. 39
Avoiding the Trap of Overvaluing Your Practice (Part 2 of 4)­ No. 4, p. 48
Accelerated Ortho-K VS. Ortho-K: A Night and Day Difference (Part 1 of 2)­ No. 4, p. 57
LASIK Formulary ­ No. 4, p. 79
Branching Out ­ No. 5, p. 40
Glaucoma Update ­ No. 5, p. 67
Getting Down to Dollars and Cents (Part 3 of 4) ­ No. 5, p. 77
Getting Started with Accelerated Ortho-K (Part 2 of 2) ­ No. 5, p. 86
Meeting the Multifocal Challenge ­ No. 5, p. 92
Part-Time Employees ­ No. 5, p. 100
From the Ground Up ­ No. 6, p. 46
Lens and Lab Update ­ No. 6, p. 65
Wrapping Up Your Practice's Worth (Part 4 of 4) ­ No. 6, p. 73
Keratoconus Management ­ No. 6, p. 79
Nutrition Update: Preventing Diabetic Cataracts Naturally ­ No. 6, p. 86
The "Business Marriage" ­ No. 6, p. 89
2001: The Year of Glaucoma ­ No. 6, p. 99

Optometric Planner ­ No. 6, p. 101
Top Triggers for Malpractice Suits ­ No. 7, p. 60
Pre-School Eye Screenings: Are They Enough? ­ No. 7, p. 70
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Update ­ No. 7, p. 106
Building Your Practice with Colored Lenses ­ No. 7, p. 119
The Dangers of Ultraviolet Light ­ No. 7, p. 124
Unlocking the Secrets...-- No. 8, p. 44
Medicare 101 ­ No. 8, p. 55
Glaucoma Update (Part 2) ­ No. 8, p. 62
The Office Without Exam Rooms ­ No. 8, p. 70
Getting Noticed on the Web ­ No. 8, p. 75
How to Motivate Your Associate to Think Like an Owner ­ No. 8, p. 81
Co-Management: Finding Common Ground ­ No. 9, p. 50
Discovering the Key ­ No. 9, p. 59
Allergy Update ­ No. 9, p. 68
Turning Your Revenue Around ­ No. 9, p. 77
Considering an M.B.A.? ­ No. 9, p. 85
How Wall Street Sees You ­ No. 10, p. 38
Contact Lens Update ­ No. 10, p. 44
What's New in RGPs ­ No. 10, p. 59
How Does Your Practice Measure Up? ­ No. 11, p. 52
Taking Your Office Paperless ­ No. 11, p. 63
The Next Step in Contact Lens Care ­ No. 11, p. 69
Write Stuff ­ No. 11, p. 75
Biohazard! ­ No. 11, p. 83

Are the New Virtual Ophthalmic Dispensing Aids Worth the Investment? - No. 12, p. 36

Are there Too Many O.D.s? - No. 12, p. 24

Should You Incorporate? - No. 12, p. 43

CONSULT ­ PATIENT MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATION

Double-Edged Swords ­ No. 1, p. 56
The Right Stuff ­ No. 2, p. 97
How Low Must You Go? ­ No. 2, p. 108
Desperately Seeking Saline ­ No. 3, p. 94
Sea of Options ­ No. 4, p. 92
The "Hole" Truth ­ No. 5, p. 105
Mast Cell Stabilizers ­ No. 6, p. 106
A Typical Friday Afternoon ­ No. 6, p. 114
NSAIDS in Practice ­ No. 7, p. 126
The Case that Shouldn't Have Happened ­ No. 8, p. 88
Managing Eye Pain ­ No. 8, p. 92
Things that Go Bump in the Night ­ No. 9, p. 98
Combating Keratitis ­ No. 9, p. 106
Diabetic Disaster ­ No. 9, p. 112
Glaucoma Tool Review ­ No. 10, p. 80

The Uncommon Allergy ­ No. 11, p. 89
Combating Keratitis II ­ No. 11, p. 93

Too Little, Too Late ­ No. 11, p. 99

Taming Herpes Simplex Keratitis - No. 12, p. 47

BUSINESS ADVISOR

Patients Don't Grow on Trees ­ No. 1, p. 16
Benchmark Your Practice ­ No. 2, p. 8
Recession Proofing Your Practice ­ No. 3, p. 16
Hiring an Associate ­ No. 4, p. 16
Six Signs of an Inefficient Practice ­ No. 5, p. 16
Learning from the Chains ­ No. 6, p. 32
Straight and Narrow ­ No. 7, p. 48
Beyond School ­ No. 8, p. 32
Buying New Equipment ­ No. 9, p. 24
Enhancing Practice Value ­ No. 10, p. 24
Making Your Exit ­ No. 11, p. 32

CODING Q & A

No.1, p. 25; No. 3, p. 26; No. 4, p. 26; No. 6. p. 34; No. 7, p. 52; No. 9, p. 36

CONTACT LENS MANAGEMENT

"No One Ever Told Me that!" ­ No. 1, p. 30
The Forgotten Segment ­ No. 2, p. 32
No Rub's the Word ­ No. 3, p. 34
Benefiting from Sales Reps ­ No. 5, p. 32
The Annual Dispensing Advantage ­ No. 6, p. 38
Tips for Soft Toric Success ­ No. 7, p. 56
Positioning Special Effect Lenses ­ No. 8, p. 42
Great Leaps Forward ­ No. 9, p. 34
Trial Lenses Cost You ­ No. 10, p. 29
Beating them at Their Own Game ­ No. 11, p. 42

Down to the Nitty Gritty - No. 12, p. 18

CONTINUING EDUCATION FEATURES

Getting Patients to Comply ­ No. 1, p. 51
Ophthalmic Management of the Periocular Skin Leads to Better Patient Care ­ No. 2, p. 77
Encouraging Your Patients to Understand the Rationale for Routine Examination ­ No. 3, p. 89
Achieving Patient Retention ­ No. 4, p. 84
The Proactive Therapeutic Approach ­ No. 9, p. 92

CYBERCARE

E-Commerce Exchanges ­ No. 1, p. 26

Smooth Operations ­ No. 3, p. 28
Reaching Out Electronically ­ No. 4, p. 20
Smart Business Strategies ­ No. 5, p. 26
A Digital Solution ­ No. 6, p. 30
Connecting with Other O.D.s ­ No. 7, p. 50
A Formula for the Right Choice ­ No. 9, p. 30
A Wireless World ­ No. 10, p. 26
A Wireless Office ­ No. 11, p. 34

EYE ON MANAGED CARE

Concerns for HMOs' Financial Status ­ No. 1, p. 20
Getting Reimbursed ­ on Time ­ No. 2, p. 22
Managed Care Bombshell ­ No. 5, p. 24
Despised Policy Gets Dropped ­ No. 7, p. 24
Third-Party Negotiations ­ No. 11, p. 22

FIX THIS PRACTICE

Fees for Service ­ No. 1, p. 10
Buying and Selling Basics ­ No. 2, p. 24
Planning for Peace of Mind ­ No. 3, p. 24
Issues that Impact You ­ No. 5, p. 14
Income Producers ­ No. 6, p. 28
A Bigger Piece of Pie ­ No. 7, p. 46
Attracting Private-Pay Patients ­ No. 8, p. 28
Regaining Control ­ No. 9, p. 20
Improving Recall Efficiency ­ No. 11, p. 30

INSTRUMENTAL STRATEGIES

Portability for the Road ­ No. 1, p. 28
Think Pediatrics ­ No. 2, p. 30
The OPD Scanning Device ­ No. 4, p. 24
Big Picture Ophthalmoscope ­ No. 5, p. 36
A Wider Field of View ­ No. 6, p. 42
A Bigger Piece of Pie ­ No. 7, p. 46
A Tool for Glaucoma Tracking ­ No. 8, p. 40
Analyzing Visual Fields ­ No. 9, p. 49
All Systems Go! ­ No. 10, p. 32
The New Handheld ­ No. 11, p. 36

Education Through Animation - No. 12, p. 22

LAW REVIEW

A Risky Business? ­ No. 2, p. 26
Informed Consent ­ No. 5, p. 34
Don't Have that Day in Court ­ No. 8, p. 36
Telemedicine and You ­ No. 11, p. 38

LESSONS LEARNED

Eye of the Beholder ­ No. 1, p. 14
Wrong Again ­ No. 2, p. 14
Building Trust ­ No. 3, p. 22
The Case of the Police Chief ­ No. 4, p. 18
Do Patients Sing Your Praises? ­ No. 6, p. 26
The Three A's of Success ­ No. 7, p. 44
The Choral Director's Problem ­ No. 8, p. 8
Say What? ­ No. 9, p. 28
From Eggs to Optometry ­ No. 10, p. 22
Five Steps to an Enjoyable Practice ­ No. 11, p. 28

Super Seniors - No. 12, p. 20

O.D. TO O.D.

Parting Words ­ No. 1, p. 6
Quest for Success ­ No. 1, p. 8
Field of Optometric Dreams ­ No. 2, p. 2
Optical Renaissance ­ No. 3, p. 2
The Push to Stop Co-Management ­ No. 4, p. 2
Rules of the Office ­ No. 5, p. 2
The Staffing Plunge ­ No. 6, p. 2
Competing with 1-800 ­ No. 7, p. 4
Rebirth of Extended Wear ­ No. 8, p. 4
Ripe for Change? ­ No. 9, p. 2
Professional Turf ­ No. 10, p. 2
Check Yearly. See Clearly ­ No. 11, p. 4

Your Technology Plan for 2002 - No. 12, p. 2

REFLECTIONS

Road to the Super Bowl ­ No. 1, p. 74
Unlocking Your Potential ­ No. 2, p. 120
All Eyes on Me ­ No. 3, p. 112
15 Minutes of Fame ­ No. 4, p. 108
Lesson in Harmony ­ No. 5, p. 120
Thank You, Dad ­ No. 6, p. 132
Crossing Boundaries ­ No. 7, p. 144
Getting Back to Basics ­ No. 8, p. 114
What I Learned at School ­ No. 9, p. 128
The King and I ­ No. 10, p. 102
Calls of Thanks ­ No. 11, p. 112

The Gift of Time - No. 12, p. 66

STREET SENSE

Test Your Stock Picks ­ No. 1, p. 31
Safe Stocks in Stormy Times ­ No. 5, p. 30
Market Forecast: Cloudy ­ No. 6, p. 36
Investing in Energy Stocks ­ No. 7, p. 54
Value Investing Is Coming Back ­ No. 8, p. 30
Low Rates Now; Inflation Later? ­ No. 11, p. 46

VIEWPOINT

Winning Team ­ No. 1, p. 2
Your Top 50 ­ No. 2, p. 6
Medicare Spurned ­ No. 3, p. 6
Staff Compensation Issues ­ No. 4, p. 6
Inquiring Minds ­ No. 5, p. 6
No Kidding ­ No. 6, p. 6
Empowering Staff ­ No. 7, p. 3
Marketing Tips from a Guru ­ No. 8, p. 3
Co-Management 2001 ­ No. 9, p. 5
Aftermath of Tragedy ­ No. 10, p. 5
New Ventures ­ No. 11, p. 7

Getting Settled in a New House - No. 12, p. 4

SUPPLEMENTS

New O.D. - March, April, September, November

Women Helping Women in Optometry (DIVA) - April

Conquering LASIK-Related Dry Eye (Allergan) - May

Soft Multifocals: Propelling Your Practice into Profitability (CIBA Vision) - May

Optometric Planner - June

AMD Guidelines for Primary Eyecare Practitioners (Novartis) - July

Healthy Patients: Healthy Practices (Vistakon) - July

Diagnostic Instrument Buying Guide - July

Winning the Allergy Wars (Santen) - August

The Latest Chapter on Prostaglandin Analogues (Alcon Labs) - October

Sharpening Your Edge CE (Laser Diagnostic Technologies) - October

AUTHORS

Anan Kogan, O.D., Barbara - No. 9, p.16; No. 10, p. 59

Angelucci, Diane - No. 9, p. 85

Baker, O.D., Richard - No. 9, p. 34

Bartlett, Jimmy, O.D., F.A.A.O. - No. 1, p. 39; No. 6, p. 99

Bauman, O.D., Robert - No. 4, p. 57; No. 5, p. 86

Becherer, O.D., F.A.A.O., Douglas - No. 12, p. 18

Bennett, O.D., F.A.A.O., Irving - No. 12, p. 24

Bennett, O.D., F.A.A.O., Steven ­ No. 7, p. 106; No. 10, p. 50

Berner, O.D., Michael - No. 3, p. 112

Blackwell, Marilee, M.B.A. - No. 3, p. 75; No. 6, p. 89; No. 8, p. 81; No. 11, p. 52

Boucher, Robert ­ No. 10, p. 5

Bowling, O.D., Ernie - No. 3, p. 94

Bowman, O.D., Todd - No. 2, p. 32

Bruneni, Joseph - No. 3, p. 83

Bumgarner, M.B.A., Katherine - No. 12, p. 43

Buscemi, O.D., Philip - No. 1, p. 28; No. 2, p. 30; No. 4, p. 24; No. 5, p. 36; No. 6, p. 42
Caffrey, O.D., Barbara ­ No. 2, p. 87

Carr, O.D., Leland - No. 8, p. 92

Cassel, O.D., Mitchell - No. 8, p. 42

Castillo, O.D., D.O., Richard - No. 2, p. 77

Catania, O.D., Louis - No. 12, p. 24

Christensen, O.D., F.A.A.O., Bobby - No. 12, p. 47

Cohen, O.D., Stephen - No. 8, p. 44; No. 9, p. 59

Daniels, O.D., Ken ­ No. 6, p. 84

Dieter, O.D., Jeannene ­ No. 11, p. 112

DiMartino, O.D., Robert - No. 6, p. 106

Dodge, O.D., Peter - No. 5, p. 120; No. 12, p. 66

Dowaliby, O.D., Margaret ­ No. 10, p. 102

Dysart, Joe - No. 8, p. 75

Eiden, O.D., Barry - No. 9, p. 92

Epstein, O.D., Arthur - No. 1, p. 6

Fingeret, O.D., Murray ­ No. 5, p. 67; No. 8, p. 65; No. 10, p. 80

Freedman, O.D., Joseph - No. 6, p. 86

Gailmard, O.D., Neil - No. 1, p. 8, p. 32; No. 2, p. 2, p. 53; No. 3, p. 2, p. 57; No. 3, p. 2, p. 57; No. 4, p. 28; No. 5, p. 2, p. 32; No. 6, p. 2; No. 7, p. 4; No. 8, p. 4; No. 9, p. 2; No. 10, p. 2; No. 11, p. 4, p. 75; No. 12, p. 2

Gelvin, O.D., John ­ No. 8, p. 64

Gerber, O.D., Gary - No. 1, p. 51

Ghormley, O.D., Rex - No. 1, p. 74

Goodwin, O.D., Jennifer - No. 4, p. 28; No. 5, p. 92; No. 6, p. 22

Goshko, Terri ­ No. 10, p. 52, p. 55, No. 12, p. 36

Griffin, Jr., O.D., T. Powers ­ No. 10, p. 29

Gruning, O.D., Carl - No. 7, p. 70

Gupta, O.D., Deepak - No. 2, p. 61; No. 6, p. 79; No. 9, p. 77; No. 11, p. 42

Gurwood, O.D., Andrew - No. 8, p. 114

Hayes, O.D., Jerry - No. 1, p. 16; No. 2, p. 8; No. 3, p. 16; No. 4, p. 16; No. 5, p. 16; No. 6, p. 32; No. 7, p. 48; No. 8, p. 32; No. 9, p. 24; No. 10, p. 24; No. 11, p. 52; No. 11, p. 32

Helzner, Jerry - No. 1, p. 31; No. 5, p. 30; No. 6, p. 36; No. 7, p. 54; No. 8, p. 30; No. 11, p. 46

Henry, O.D., Larry - No. 9, p. 106; No. 11, p. 93

Higgins, O.D., Donna - No. 3, p. 89

Hom, O.D., Milton - No. 7, p. 56

Hom, Richard - No. 1, p. 26; No. 3, p. 28; No. 4, p. 20; No. 5, p. 26; No. 6, p. 30; No. 7, p. 50; No. 9, p. 30; No. 10, p. 26; No. 11, p. 34

Hubbs, Larisa - No. 1, p. 2; No. 2, p. 6; No. 3, p. 6; No. 4, p. 6; No. 5, p. 6; No. 7, p. 3; p. 22; No. 8, p. 3; No. 9, p. 5; No. 10, p. 45; No. 11, p. 7

Karpecki, O.D., Paul - No. 4, p. 79

Kattouf, O.D., Richard - No. 1, p. 10; No. 2, p. 24; No. 3, p. 24; No. 5, p. 14; No. 6, p. 28; No. 7, p. 46; No. 8, p. 28; No. 9, p. 20; No. 11, p. 30

Koetting, O.D., Robert - No. 2, p. 120

Kreda, O.D., Sheldon - No. 8, p. 70; No. 11, p. 63

Kronemyer, Bob - No. 1, p. 45

Kulig, Nanci - No. 12, p. 4

Levoy, O.D., Bob - No. 5, p. 100

Lipschultz, O.D., Louis ­ No. 7, p. 114

Lowe, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.C.O.V.D., Sue ­ No. 9, p. 74

Mijlefeld, Marjolijn ­ No. 10, p. 38

McCune, Donna - No. 8, p. 55

McGreal, O.D., John - No. 1, p. 25; No. 3, p. 26; No. 4, p. 26; No. 6, p. 34; No. 7, p. 52; No. 9, p. 36

Miller, O.D., Pamela - No. 1, p. 30

Morris, O.D., Scott - No. 7, p. 126

Nicoll, O.D., Emily - No. 9, p. 128

Norbeck, O.D., Carol - No. 3, p. 67

Ossip, Gregg - No. 8, p. 40; No. 9, p. 49; No. 10, p. 32; No. 11, p. 36; No. 12, p. 22

Peng, Paul - No. 2, p. 26; No. 5, p. 34; No. 8, p. 36; No. 11, p. 38

Porter, O.D., Michael - No. 7, p. 144

Pugliese, M.D., Peter - No. 2, p. 77

Ritch, M.D., Robert ­ No. 8, p. 65

Robinson, O.D., Rhonda - No. 2, p. 71

Rodemich, Karen - No. 5, p. 40; No. 6, p. 46; No. 7, p. 20; No. 9, p. 14, p. 50; No. 10, p. 48; No. 11, p. 69

Rumpakis, O.D., John - No. 3, p. 36; No. 4, p. 48; No. 5, p. 77; No. 6, p. 73

Runninger, O.D., Jack - No. 1, p. 14; No. 2, p. 14; No. 3, p. 22; No. 4, p. 18; No. 6, p. 26; No. 7, p. 44; No. 8, p. 8; No. 9, p. 28; No. 10, p. 22; No. 11, p. 28; No. 12, p. 20

Ryan, Jr., O.D., MSE, Richard ­ No. 11, p. 83

Schmidt, O.D., Eric - No. 2, p. 108; No. 5, p. 105; No. 6, p. 114; No. 8, p. 88; No. 9, p. 98; No. 11, p. 89

Shapiro, Sara - No. 6, p. 65

Shaw-McMinn, O.D., Peter - No. 4, p. 84

Sherman, O.D., Jerome - No. 7, p. 60; No. 9, p. 112; No. 11, p. 99

Shwom, O.D., Irwin - No. 2, p. 36

Skorin, O.D., D.O., Leonid - No. 1, p. 56

Smay, O.D., John - No. 2, p. 97

Stiegemeier, O.D., Mary Jo - No. 3, p. 34

Sukoenig, O.D., Mark - No. 6, p. 18

Suter, Donna - No. 3, p. 75; No. 6, p. 89; No. 8, p. 81

Thimons, O.D., J.James - No. 4, p. 92

Wan, O.D., Larry - No. 6, p. 38

Weber, Gil - No. 1, p. 20; No. 2, p. 22; No. 5, p. 24; No. 7, p. 24; No. 11, p. 22

Whitworth,O.D., Patrick - No. 6, p. 132

Zerbinopoulos, O.D., Paul - No. 4, p. 108


Optometric Management, Issue: December 2001