PDT Shows Promise for Choroidal Tumors

78% of patients had tumor stabilization following treatment.

In Too Deep

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

Fasting Causes Adverse Ocular Changes

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

Trail Runner Contracts Rare Eye Parasite

Commonly found in cows, T. gulosa could be making its way to humans.

Secondhand Smoke Adversely Affects Kids’ Eyes

Each additional family smoker thinned the choroid by at least 5μm.

Wet AMD Eyes See Better When Treated in Tandem

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

Anti-VEGFs Neck-and-neck Three Years In

Wet AMD patients treated with either ranibizumab or aflibercept achieved similar visual outcomes.

Ten Years on, AMD Patients Doing OK

With treatment, these compromised eyes are testing well a full decade later.

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.

Smoking Cessation Lowers AMD Risk

A later age of onset found in past smokers suggests potential for reversibility.

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
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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
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