Retina

Anti-VEGF Injections Delegated to Nurses

This task shift can help alleviate the strain on ophthalmology practices without compromising patients’ vision.
07/19/2019

OCT Conquers Imaging Segment

The technology’s gains come at the expense of fundus photography and intravenous FA, which both decreased in the United States.
07/16/2019

Pattern Recognition

Not all gene mutations are benign, especially when they affect the retina.
07/15/2019

Not For the Best

You uncover an abnormality during the dilated fundus exam of a 16-year-old with no family history available. Now what?
07/15/2019

AMD Linked to Toxins, Oxidative Stress

Study found high levels of lead and arsenic in eyes with both early- and late-stage disease.
07/12/2019

OCT-A Detects Nonperfusion Better Than FA

Changes in DME patients evident after one month after third anti-VEGF injection.
07/10/2019

Aspirin Gets Green Light for AMD Patients

Study included participants from AREDS and AREDS2.
07/10/2019

OCT-A Isolates Diabetes-Affected Structures

Non-invasive capabilities can predict progression.
07/09/2019

Central Retinal Thinning Uncommon in DME

Atrophy patients had a higher central subfield thickness and lower best-corrected visual acuity.
07/04/2019

Eylea Use Up, Lucentis and Avastin Down

Medicare study shows trends in anti-VEGF injections.
07/03/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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