Retina

PDT Shows Promise for Choroidal Tumors

78% of patients had tumor stabilization following treatment.
11/15/2019

In Too Deep

Can imaging various retinal and choroidal layers help uncover the origin of this patient’s blurred and distorted vision?
11/15/2019

Fasting Causes Adverse Ocular Changes

OCT-A images picked up physiological alterations among healthy patients.
11/11/2019

Trail Runner Contracts Rare Eye Parasite

Commonly found in cows, T. gulosa could be making its way to humans.
11/06/2019

Secondhand Smoke Adversely Affects Kids’ Eyes

Each additional family smoker thinned the choroid by at least 5μm.
11/01/2019

Wet AMD Eyes See Better When Treated in Tandem

Sequentially treated eyes had better visual acuity after two years of anti-VEGF treatment.
10/31/2019

Anti-VEGFs Neck-and-neck Three Years In

Wet AMD patients treated with either ranibizumab or aflibercept achieved similar visual outcomes.
10/29/2019

Ten Years on, AMD Patients Doing OK

With treatment, these compromised eyes are testing well a full decade later.
10/28/2019

Monitor CRVO Closely During Anti-VEGF Therapy

Despite improvement in the first six months, no VA and subfield thickness differences were observed at 24 months.
10/23/2019

Smoking Cessation Lowers AMD Risk

A later age of onset found in past smokers suggests potential for reversibility.
10/22/2019

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE 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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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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