Frequency of HZO in the US Doubles

Older, female and Caucasian patients are at greater risk, study reveals.

VKC Treatment Takes a Toll

One-third needed surgery and one-third went blind due to steroid-induced glaucoma, a recent study observed.

Contacts Keep Surgery at Bay in Some Dystrophies

Therapeutic lenses slowed nodular lesion progression in gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy but didn’t improve visual acuity.

Pinpointing the Problem

Amiodarone doesn’t usually have a significant effect on vision. But be more vigilant when it’s used in a patient with other acuity-reducing issues.

Research Disputes Popular Pterygia Theory

Investigators disprove a long-suspected explanation.

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.

Clues to Pellucid Marginal Degeneration Identified

These parameters can help differentiate it from keratoconus.

Corneal Herpes Cases on the Rise

Research shows adult Caucasian women have the highest incidence.

Statin Therapy Yields Higher Corneal Clarity

Patients in their 60s on this therapy had the clearest corneas.

Corneal Opacity Treatment Goes High-Tech

An intraocular projector could bring bionic capabilities to patients who are poor candidates for other therapies.

Upcoming Events

2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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