News

Risk Factors Identified for Post-op AMD

Females and the elderly may be at greater risk for developing wet AMD after cataract surgery.
07/10/2020

Pilocarpine 1% Could Reduce Choroidal Thickness

Eyes with short axial lengths and thicker choroids appear to have the best results.
07/10/2020

Deep Learning Helps Detect Coronary Artery Issues

This method could one day evaluate the risk of cardiovascular disease with fundus images.
07/10/2020

Vision Expo West 2020 Cancelled

Organizers announce decision to move offerings for attendees and exhibitors online.
07/09/2020

DM Detachment Not Always a Singular Event

A “pre-Descemet’s layer” may also detach simultaneously and become infiltrated with cells.
07/09/2020

OCT Detects Eccentric Fixation in Residual Amblyopia

Fixation shift in amblyopic eyes was significantly correlated with visual acuity.
07/09/2020

Dot Size Matters in Stereoacuity Tests

Results were significantly worse when targets were too small.
07/09/2020

Rethink Uveitis Therapy During COVID-19

Experts advise using local over systemic corticosteroid therapy in high-risk individuals.
07/08/2020

Dream Update: Omega-3 Effect May Be Temporary

Researchers dug deeper and still found that patients treated with n-3 fatty acids had similar outcomes to the placebo group at 12 months.
07/08/2020

Brain Lesions, Dry Eye Tied to Filamentary Keratitis

The remission rate of this chronic corneal condition was lowest in brain lesion patients.
07/08/2020

Upcoming Events

July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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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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