Diabetes

FA Helps Quantify DR Factors

The ability to capture nonperfusion and neovascularization on ultra-widefield imaging may help predict disease progression.
05/14/2020

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.
04/30/2020

FA Gets Good Marks in Detecting Microaneurysms

Ultrawide field technique did better than field color imaging in grading DR severity.
04/22/2020

Retinal Thickness Linked to Perfusion in DR

OCT-A finds nonperfused areas overlapped with areas of severe retinal thinning.
04/13/2020

Your Patient May Be Lost to Follow Up If…

Investigators say some signs can predict DR patients who are unlikely to return.
04/10/2020

Anti-VEGF Efficacy Diminishes Over Time

Despite overall improvement, mean VA worsens between years two and five for DME patients.
04/08/2020

More than Half of DR Patients Skip Appointments

Study found insurance status was the main cause.
04/02/2020

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.
03/31/2020

Expect Macular Thickening in Early DR Eyes Post-op

Study found persistent inflammation after the minimally invasive procedure.
03/26/2020

Anti-VEGF Treatment On the Rise for DME

The newest front-line option is providing better vision and slower progression.
03/25/2020

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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