FA Helps Quantify DR Factors

The ability to capture nonperfusion and neovascularization on ultra-widefield imaging may help predict disease progression.

DME Trials Don’t Match Clinical Practice

Data suggests that, in the real world, these patients undergo fewer injections, which is associated with worse visual outcomes.

FA Gets Good Marks in Detecting Microaneurysms

Ultrawide field technique did better than field color imaging in grading DR severity.

Retinal Thickness Linked to Perfusion in DR

OCT-A finds nonperfused areas overlapped with areas of severe retinal thinning.

Your Patient May Be Lost to Follow Up If…

Investigators say some signs can predict DR patients who are unlikely to return.

Anti-VEGF Efficacy Diminishes Over Time

Despite overall improvement, mean VA worsens between years two and five for DME patients.

More than Half of DR Patients Skip Appointments

Study found insurance status was the main cause.

Widefield OCT-A Successful in DR Detection

Two studies show 12×12mm scans centered on the fovea and the optic disc may offer the best imaging option.

Expect Macular Thickening in Early DR Eyes Post-op

Study found persistent inflammation after the minimally invasive procedure.

Anti-VEGF Treatment On the Rise for DME

The newest front-line option is providing better vision and slower progression.

Upcoming Events

August 29, 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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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 30-November 1, 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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