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Amrit Bilkhu, OD

Dr. Bilkhu graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2019, and moved to California to complete a Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation residency at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry. Throughout her education, Dr. Bilkhu has become skilled in helping patients with amblyopia, strabismus, binocular vision dysfunction, and visual perceptual challenges. She has a special interest in vision rehabilitation for patients with brain injury.

In addition, she is the creator and co-host of the popular optometry podcast, Four Eyes. This podcast delivers knowledge and insight into the optometry world, trying to bring Canadian and U.S. optometry together. Dr. Bilkhu interviews influential optometrists who are making a difference in the profession, and highlights articles or resources that provide value to optometrist's clinical knowledge.

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Resources
Diabetic Retinopathy: What's Vitamin D Deficiency Got to Do With It?
Eyecare October 7th, 2020
Diabetic Retinopathy: What's Vitamin D Deficiency Got to Do With It?

There are many risk factors for diabetic retinopathy—and now, vitamin D deficiency is gaining more attention in the literature and worldwide as an additional risk factor for the disease. Here's what ODs need to know.

Diagnosis and Management of Third Nerve Palsy for ODs
Eyecare September 30th, 2020
Diagnosis and Management of Third Nerve Palsy for ODs

Oculomotor nerve palsies, or third nerve palsies, can be complex cases to manage due to varying etiology and clinical presentations. In this course, learn about the treatment options in order to feel more confident when managing these patients in your practice!

Prescribing for Hyperopia: Quick Tips for New Optometrists
Eyecare August 4th, 2020
Prescribing for Hyperopia: Quick Tips for New Optometrists

With no hard and fast rules, prescribing for hyperopia can be challenging for new ODs. Here are some tips for creating the appropriate prescriptions for these patients!

The OD's Practical Approach to Double Vision
Eyecare June 26th, 2020
The OD's Practical Approach to Double Vision

What steps should you take when a patient experiences monocular or binocular diplopia? Here are the case history questions and diagnostic tests that can be done in any optometric setting.