Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery Exacerbates PDR

Patients develop more eye complications, such as intraocular hemorrhage, glaucoma and retinal vein occlusion.
02/24/2020

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

Something or Nothing?

Tech may be aiming to take over disease screenings, but artificial intelligence is no match for the human kind.
02/15/2020

OCT-A on Par with FA for New Vessel Growth

The noninvasive technique even showed greater sensitivity in some cases.
01/24/2020

DR Severity Drives Post-op Visual Acuity Gains

Still, this wasn’t always the case in eyes with a higher baseline VA before the procedure.
01/23/2020

AI Now an ADA Standard

The technology is touted as a viable alternative to traditional screening approaches for DR.
01/03/2020

Supermarkets Embrace AI Exams for Diabetic Retinopathy

Ready or not, a major chain is bringing the technology into its stores.
12/18/2019

OCT-A Artifacts Common in DR

The most often seen involved shadow, defocus and movement.
12/16/2019

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.
12/13/2019

Therapy Reduces DR Risk in OSA Patients

CPAP lowers the prevalence of this condition by 10%.
11/18/2019

Upcoming Events

March 21, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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March 22, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Houston
Location: The Whitehall Houston
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approval pending, TOB 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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