Systemic Disease

Kidney Problems Associated with Diabetic Retinopathy

End-stage renal disease increases the risk of DR.

Anemia Affects DR Progression

Comorbidities were associated with progression, supporting the role of anemia in DR pathogenesis.

Visual Problems High in Acute Stroke Survivors

Impaired central vision followed by eye movement disorders impact this population the most.

Corneal Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

We review the clinical presentation and management of four conditions a routine slit lamp exam might reveal.

Gut Microbes Linked to Uveitis

Dysbiosis could be an indicator in disease pathology.

High Scleritis Remission Rates Justify Tapering Meds

ACE inhibitor treatment showed greatest incidence of effect.

New Cancer Staging Criteria Predict Survival Better

The update also identified associated risk factors relevant for early detection.

Biologics: A Rising Drug Class for Non-infectious Ocular Inflammation

Two studies suggest beneficial outcomes for treating uveitis.

Antidepressant Use Prevalent in Pseudoexfoliation Patients

Ischemic heart disease, history of angioplasty, hypertension and hearing loss were also more common.

African-Americans at Elevated Risk for Post-cataract Uveitis

But it doesn’t seem to lead to worse visual outcomes, a new study finds.

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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