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Laser: A Graft-less Fuchs’ Treatment?

Post procedure, corneal endothelial cells had a clear path to the wound area.
02/20/2020

Tough Choroidal Disease Differentials Clarified

The initial diagnosis of either multifocal choroiditis or punctate inner choroidopathy remained stable for most eyes in the study.
02/20/2020

Analysis Confirms Merit of First-Line SLT

The laser procedure proved to be a safe and effective method of easing the medication burden.
02/20/2020

Eye Rubbing Tops Behavioral Causes of Keratoconus

Sleep position, night-time work and screen time were also all significant in warping the cornea.
02/19/2020

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

Data Lacking on Effects of BAK-preserved Drops

A systematic review cannot recommend a widespread switch away from the preservative, as it could not identify any clinically relevant differences.
02/19/2020

Skipping Doctor Visits Can Worsen AMD

Poor exam adherence correlated with greater decrease in vision.
02/18/2020

Post-SLT Particles Linked to Reduced IOP

As the pressure dropped, more spots were observed.
02/18/2020

Accelerated CXL Still Safe for Children

The procedure leads to stable keratometry and corneal thickness up to three years.
02/18/2020

Partial PVD Associated with Thicker RNFL

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.
02/17/2020

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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