Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Satisfying the Complicated Presbyope

Concurrent issues such as dry eye, prior surgery or binocular disorders can compromise visual quality. Optometrists can help restore it.
07/15/2020

SMILE, ICLs Both Help Correct High Myopia

However, lenticule extraction was linked to more unsatisfactory post-op visual outcomes.
06/08/2020

Refractive Surgery Safe for Some Autoimmune Patients

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus showed favorable outcomes.
05/28/2020

Treat the Front Before the Cut

The surgeon will remove the patient’s cataract, but it’s your job to make sure the eye is healthy enough for surgery, or else to help get it there.
05/15/2020

Ocular Surface Homeostasis Still Off Months Post-op

Many clinical variables recovered, but not everything bounced back in six months.
02/27/2020

LASIK, PRK Safe in Breastfeeding Women

No patients or infants experienced any negative side effects from the procedures.
02/10/2020

The Crowded Landscape of Presbyopia Correction

Today’s patients have different visual needs, and you have new tools at your disposal to help—with more on the way.
01/15/2020

Don’t Let YouTube Advise Your Patients

Many who research refractive surgery online get poor information.
01/06/2020

Adverse Events Low in Refractive Surgery

Most patients are satisfied with the vision-correcting procedures.
11/01/2019

Simultaneous Procedures Improve Ectasia

Combining corneal rings or PRK with CXL can treat keratoconus, pellucid and post-LASIK ectasia.
10/04/2019

Upcoming Events

September 22, 2020

Beyond Refraction: Contoured Prism Correction for Symptomatic Headache, Neck Tension and Digital Eye Strain
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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