Ryan Corte, OD

Ryan Corte attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry and graduated in 2012. He completed an Optometric Residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2013. He currently splits time between Modern Eye Care and Premier Family Eye Care in metropolitan Charlotte, NC. Ryan is a former Executive President of the American Optometric Student Association. He also serves on the Student and New Graduate Committee of the American Optometric Association.


Eyecare December 23rd, 2015
Here's What You Need To Know About Negotiating A Better Contract

Dr. Corte interviews Dr. Phebus from 20/20 Consulting to learn more about how and why new graduates must increase skills in negotiating their contracts.

Eyecare November 18th, 2015
Building Young Optometrist Leadership Networks

Here's how to build a young optometrist leadership network for your state! These networks are vital for the growth and preservation of our profession!

Eyecare September 28th, 2015
Quick Reference: Screening for Macular Edema Due To Fingolimod (Gilenya)

Dr. Corte provides a quick reference guide for screening and monitoring patients taking fingolimod (Gilenya) to manage their multiple sclerosis.

Eyecare September 23rd, 2015
Quick Reference: Screening for Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) Retinopathy

Dr. Corte provides a quick reference guide based on the AAO's updated screening guidelines for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) retinopathy.

Eyecare August 17th, 2015
Paid Time Off: How Does Your Practice Setting Stack Up?

Dr. Corte breaks down how paid time off for an optometrist can vary based on practice setting!

Eyecare July 29th, 2015
External Marketing - What You Don't Know About PCP Referral Coordinators

Dr. Corte provides the insight he obtained after performing outreach to local PCP offices. This is what he discovered about referral coordinators.

Eyecare June 15th, 2015
Top 5 Topical Medications for Allergy

With up to 30% of the US population being affected by seasonal allergy symptoms, Dr. Corte highlights the top 5 topical allergy drops he prescribes.

Eyecare March 30th, 2015
A Step-By-Step Guide for Verifying EyeMed Insurance

Dr. Ryan Corte provides a step-by-step guide (with screenshots) for verifying EyeMed insurance. Know your patient's eligibility before their appointment.

Eyecare February 23rd, 2015
Essential Supplies for Exam Room Emergencies

There are exam room emergencies that Optometrists may face. It is important to be prepared to manage these situations by keeping these supplies on hand.

Eyecare January 26th, 2015
A Step-By-Step Guide for Verifying VSP Insurance

Dr. Ryan Corte provides a step-by-step guide (with screenshots) for verifying VSP insurance. Know what a patient's eligibility is before their appointment.

Eyecare December 29th, 2014
8 Tips for Optometrists to Survive the End of the Year Rush

December is often chaotic month for optometrists! Dr. Corte provides 8 tips on how to successfully survive the end of the year rush.

Eyecare October 29th, 2014
Population Health Management – Why Are ACOs So Important for Optometry?

Accountable care organizations, ACOs, are effecting healthcare and optometry. Vision Source's efforts with ACOs are important for independent optometry.

Eyecare September 11th, 2014
Advice for Buying Your First Car After Optometry School

Buying a car after optometry school is a huge decision for any new graduate! Dr. Corte outlines the approach he took to purchasing his first car since high school.

Eyecare August 4th, 2014
The Ultimate Guide to Optometry Clinical Analogies

Analogies are often a great way to explain exam information to patients. Here's a list of a few of our favorite analogies - with a NGO twist, of course!

Eyecare June 16th, 2014
9 Unique Ways to Strengthen Your Network Through Involvement

Building your network is essential for a successful start! Check out these unique and easy ways to get connected with your community.

Eyecare May 1st, 2014
8 Things ODs Can Learn From Opternative.com and Online Eye Exams

Opternative is generating a lot of buzz in the eye care world. Read what Ryan Corte, O.D. feels ODs can learn from the inception of this start up.

Eyecare April 7th, 2014
The Importance of Asset Protection for Optometrists

A quick breakdown on the importance of legal documents that provide asset protection and major tax benefits for optometrists.

Eyecare March 28th, 2014
The Dos and Don'ts of the Job Search

A list of the top do's and dont's of your job search. Follow this guide to land yourself an outstanding opportunity after graduation!

Eyecare March 26th, 2014
Why You Should Sign Up for the Allergan JumpStart Program

Learn how the Allergan JumpStart program supports new graduate optometrists, Sign up today!