Surgery

Glaucoma Surgery Post-op Reoperations Low

Retrospective study determines early indications include wound leak and tube shunt-related issues.
03/24/2020

AI May Soon Predict The Need For Corneal Surgery

By examining OCT scans, technology is close to understanding who needs to return for additional keratoplasty.
03/13/2020

Bariatric Surgery Exacerbates PDR

Patients develop more eye complications, such as intraocular hemorrhage, glaucoma and retinal vein occlusion.
02/24/2020

Laser: A Graft-less Fuchs’ Treatment?

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

Sinking the Floaters

With laser indications proliferating, optometry can do more to address patients troubled by the benign debris.
02/15/2020

Tonographic Outflow Doesn’t Predict SLT Outcome

A retrospective review finds pretreatment IOP was only predictor of therapy’s success.
02/05/2020

Vermont Rejects Scope Expansion

Optometrists sought to include some laser procedures, lid injections and lid lesion treatment.
02/04/2020

Recommend Strabismus Surgery as Early as Possible

Half of children aged 5 to 10 had poor surgical results at three years.
01/07/2020

Retinal Tear Repair Varies Based on Day of the Week

Patients treated on Sundays generally needed a second surgery within 30 days
12/31/2019

Stem Cells Assist Corneal Healing

Patients treated with the placenta-derived technique showed improved transparency.
12/16/2019

Upcoming Events

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 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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May 29-31, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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