Genetics in Eye Care: DNA Leads the Way

Knowledge of disease processes is flourishing, but questions remain regarding clinical application.

Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing: What You Can Do

As consumers take advantage of the affordable and convenient over-the-counter genetic testing options, it is important for optometrists to help patients interpret results and make informed healthcare decisions.

Your Role in Diagnosing Retinal Dystrophies

Discoveries about genetic retinal diseases will continue to guide the way in which you diagnose and manage these patients.

The Genetics of Glaucoma

The discovery of glaucoma genes and the proteins they produce aids in understanding the pathophysiology of this complex group of diseases.

How to Put Genetics Into Your Practice Now

Here are 8 ways to incorporate the “new genetic” thinking into your diagnosis and management.

Upcoming Events

December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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