On the Spot

Treating corneal ulcers and infiltrates starts with a careful understanding of their differences.

New Tool to Assess MK

An update to the classic 1, 2, 3 rule may help reduce complications.

OCT-A Measures Corneal Neovascularization Depth

Study used en face and volumetric OCT-A to evaluate corneal NV in 3D.

Speedy Treatment for Epithelial Defects

Pilot study found 60% of eyes healed completely after 28 days of blood-based therapy.

Base Fuchs’ Surgery on Corneal Backscatter

Research explains who is a candidate for endothelial keratoplasty.

New Keratoconus Classifiers Get High Marks

Researchers say their approach is easy to use and not platform-dependent.

AS-OCT Produces Repeatable Thickness Measures

This protocol can provide reliable information when monitoring corneal changes.

Skip Steroids in Thygeson Patients

Tacrolimus can resolve superficial punctate keratitis in 72 hours.

Six-month Changes Predict Long-term Myopia Outcomes

This may encourage earlier intervention with ortho-K.

Epithelial Thickness Unchanged in Daily CL Wear

Corneal curvature variations were also not detected.

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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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