On this episode of the ODs on Facebook Podcast we discuss the latest evidence-based strategies in managing Dry Eye Disease (DED) as well as proven practice management techniques that can enhance the success of your practice. This episode was created in collaboration with the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS).
We are joined on this episode by Dr. Scott Schachter, a TFOS global ambassador a thought leader in the field of ocular surface disease. Dr. Schachter attended Southern California College of Optometry before opening his private practice in Pismo Beach, CA which places a special focus on ocular surface disease. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Marshall B. Ketchum University and has presented scientific posters and published articles in peer-review scientific journals such as Optometry and Vision Science, ARVO, AAO, and AOA.
Dr. Schachter is the founder of Ocular Surface Academy which is an organization that provides a unique educational experience for doctors that combines cutting edge education on dry eye management with a fun wine tourism component. Dr. Schachter is also the founder of the OSDocs Facebook group which serves as a forum that brings together doctors from around the world who have an interest in ocular surface disease.
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Dr. Schachter would like to disclose consulting relationships with the following companies: Alcon, Allergan, Novartis, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, ScienceBased Health, Lumenis, Bio Tissue, Meibox Medical Solutions, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Dompe and Oasis.