Ocular Surface Review

A expert clinician gives step-by-step advice on how to care for dry eye and other chronic disorders of the ocular surface. By Paul M. Karpecki, OD

White: Not Just for Brides

The FDA recently approved a new over-the-counter alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist designed to clear your patients’ red eyes.
06/15/2018

HA: No Laughing Matter

Most doctors don’t realize the extent to which we have or will have access to hyaluronic acid for dry eye in the United States.
03/15/2018

Could Eyelids Be the Key to DED?

A new theory finds the two linked by a familiar foe: bacterial biofilm.
11/15/2017

Hitting a Nerve

Here’s what you need to know about the newest technology approved for dry eye disease therapy.
07/15/2017

Plug into Dry Eye Therapy

Don’t overlook the benefits of punctal occlusion for your DED patients. New technologies have made it better than ever.
03/15/2017

Tales From TFOS

Ocular surface experts from around the world recently came together to share groundbreaking research.
01/15/2017

When the Pain Won’t Go Away

Early diagnosis is key to helping patients overcome ocular neuropathic pain associated with dry eye disease.
11/15/2016

Say Hii to Xiidra

The first new DED drug in more than 13 years is finally here. How does it work and what are the potential implications for optometry?
08/15/2016

Mind Games

How optometrists can help dry eye patients who experience symptoms without signs.
05/15/2016

The Diagnosis Doesn’t Add Up

When signs and symptoms of dry eye disease don’t correlate, clinicians must use everything in their toolboxes to determine the correct management strategy.
03/15/2016

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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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 Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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