Cornea

Your Top 12 Crosslinking Questions—Answered!

New to corneal collagen crosslinking? This Q&A guide from Wills Eye Hospital will help prepare you to manage keratoconus patients in the new era.
01/15/2018

An OD’s Guide to Corneal Transplant Options

Optometrists can play a significant role in preparing patients for these procedures and safeguarding against complications.
01/15/2018

Fixing a Hole: How to Heal Persistent Epithelial Defects

Clinicians have a robust arsenal for treating this reccurring condition. Knowing where to start and when to switch it up is key.
01/15/2018

Intruder Alert: Diagnosing Corneal Infiltrative Disease

The age-old question, “is this sterile or infectious?” may be an oversimplification. This review will help you find the underlying cause of your patient’s issue.
01/15/2018

Be a Hero to Your HSVK Patients

It is important for ODs to have a thorough understanding of this sight-threatening disease.
07/15/2017

Corneal Crosslinking: Managing Keratoconus Beyond the Surface

This new treatment modality is changing the way we care for our irregular cornea patients.
05/15/2017

The OD’s Guide to Managing Recurrent Corneal Erosion

Whether it’s medical or procedural, optometry can combat this painful condition.
01/15/2017

A Hands-on Approach to Band Keratopathy

Following this protocol can give ODs control over a vision-threatening condition.
01/15/2017

Beyond the Basics: Tackling Amniotic Membrane Therapy Complications

We all know its virtues. Here are the problems that can arise and what you can do to avoid them.
01/15/2017

No Insult to Injury: Managing Foreign Body Removal

Here’s what you need to know about this common corneal trauma to yield the best outcomes for your patients.
01/15/2017

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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