Cornea

Be Vigilant for Corneal Changes in Down Syndrome

The posterior surface shows similar characteristics to those found in mild keratoconus.
03/17/2020

Scheimpflug Imaging Helps Track FECD

Observers were able to subjectively—and consistently—interpret these maps of eyes with Fuchs’.
03/16/2020

AI May Soon Predict The Need For Corneal Surgery

By examining OCT scans, technology is close to understanding who needs to return for additional keratoplasty.
03/13/2020

Contact Lenses Disrupt Corneal Cells in Mild Dry Eye

Changes in corneal dendritic and sub-basal nerve cells may help guide therapy.
03/12/2020

PROSE Scleral Device Beneficial For LSCD

CDVA improved even in cases of moderate severity.
03/11/2020

Corneal Topography Aids Multifocal Centration

The manual procedures showed good inter- and intra-practitioner reliability.
03/04/2020

Laser: A Graft-less Fuchs’ Treatment?

Post procedure, corneal endothelial cells had a clear path to the wound area.
02/20/2020

Eye Rubbing Tops Behavioral Causes of Keratoconus

Sleep position, night-time work and screen time were also all significant in warping the cornea.
02/19/2020

Look for a Reduction in CNFL in Diabetes Patients

People with prediabetes also show early signs of a reduction in corneal nerve fiber length.
02/19/2020

Accelerated CXL Still Safe for Children

The procedure leads to stable keratometry and corneal thickness up to three years.
02/18/2020

Upcoming Events

April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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May 29-31, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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