Four Eyes Optometry Podcast: Leave Patching for the Pirates!

Dr. Virginia Donati, a Canadian optometrist and founder of Vision Therapy Canada, shares her knowledge on why patching therapy for amblyopia should be discontinued. Our conversation with Dr. Donati dives into how optometrists can perform a unique method of spectacle prescribing for amblyopia treatment alone, or in combination with vision therapy.

Resources:

1. Watch the LDQ lecture that sparked our interest in this topic and learn more details about the prescribing methods used for amblyopic patients here: https://learning.eyex.ca/courses/session-7-refractive-amblyopia-and-fungal-keratitis

2. Join Vision Therapy Canada and be sure to register for the upcoming VTC 2021 conference here: https://www.visiontherapycanada.com/

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The Four Eyes Optometry Podcast was created by four female new grad optometrists. We discuss the ups and downs of experiencing the optometry life, emphasizing clinical management tips, eye care products, and optometry related news from the perspective of new grad optometrists. We provide in depth interviews with influential optometrists, ophthalmologists, and other eye care professionals who contribute positively to the profession and their communities. Our goal in each episode is to provide clinical information that is relevant and useful for optometrists working in both Canada and the U.S.

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