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July 2015

Features

Who is the Ophthalmic Professional subscriber?
BY JIM THOMAS, EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
In OP’s first annual subscriber study, our respondents point to key trends that shape their careers.

The technician’s role for in-office procedures
BY JANET HUNTER, COMT
Assist physicians and patients by knowing the proper protocols.

Using corneal topography
BY KAREN BLUM, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
How to make the most out of this indispensable corneal imaging technique.

Increase efficiency through space planning
BY LARRY R. BROOKS, AIA
By developing efficient workflow patterns, your practice can run like a well-oiled machine.

Advances in retinal therapy
BY ANDREW MATHIS, PhD, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
The latest in treatments for retinal disorders, including AMD, diabetic retinopathy, DME, and macular edema

Departments

Viewpoint from the Editor
Jane Shuman, COT, COE, OCS, Co-Editor
The season to relax and catch up

Opening Lines
By Zack Tertel, Senior Editor

What Would You Do?

The social media disruption

Coding
BY PAUL M. LARSON, MBA, MMSC, COMT, COE, CPC, CPMA
Modifiers 25 and 57: Appropriate use

Compliance
BY C. JOLYNN COOK, RN
Develop your hazard communication plan

Customer Service
BY ELIZABETH HOLLOWAY, PHR, COE
Comforting upset patients

My Back Page
BY SONDRA HOFFMAN, CLC, COE, CPC, CMPE, LHRM
GAME PLANNING FOR SUCCESS: A passion for life coaching




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