Prevention of Blindness Society

April 21, 2021 - Learn Your "O's": Eyecare Professions & Their Role in Low Vision, Guest Speaker: Teresa Narayan, OD Georgetown University

April 21, 2021 - Learn Your "O's": Eyecare Professions & Their Role in Low Vision, Guest Speaker: Teresa Narayan, OD Georgetown University

0:00:00 Opening Announcements 0:09:28 Topic and Speaker Introductions 0:13:10 Dr. Narayan Interview    > 0:13:10 Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians, and More    > 0:29:55 Should I see an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist    > 0:31:20 General Eye Doctor v. Specialist    > 0:34:22 Medical v. Vision Insurance    > 0:42:48 Which Eye Implants are Covered by Insurance 0:46:50 Q&A    > Do opticians require DC registration?    > 0:48:45 Can an optician prescribe glasses?    > 0:51:12 Locating an optician for complex prescriptions    > 0:54:10 Online v. local optical shops    > 01:01:54 Find makers of custom lenses    > 01:06:55 Dr. Narayan's research activities    >01:08:03 Is it better to have polarized lenses?    >01:17:50 Do we need different pairs of sunglasses for different activities? 1:24:37 Closing Announcements

Duration: 1 hr 25 min

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