Laser: A Graft-less Fuchs’ Treatment?

Post procedure, corneal endothelial cells had a clear path to the wound area.

Tough Choroidal Disease Differentials Clarified

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

Analysis Confirms Merit of First-Line SLT

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

Eye Rubbing Tops Behavioral Causes of Keratoconus

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

Look for a Reduction in CNFL in Diabetes Patients

People with prediabetes also show early signs of a reduction in corneal nerve fiber length.

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.

Skipping Doctor Visits Can Worsen AMD

Poor exam adherence correlated with greater decrease in vision.

Post-SLT Particles Linked to Reduced IOP

As the pressure dropped, more spots were observed.

Accelerated CXL Still Safe for Children

The procedure leads to stable keratometry and corneal thickness up to three years.

Partial PVD Associated with Thicker RNFL

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.

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
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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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