Pharmaceuticals

Know Your Systemic Meds: The Top 10 to Track

Here’s what you need to know about the ocular effects of the heavy-hitters.
04/15/2018

One Size Won’t Fit All: Treating Ocular Infection

Knowing which antibiotic to choose and how to use it are critical when treating and beating ocular infection.
04/15/2018

Sizing Up Anti-inflammatories in Dry Eye Disease

A practical guide for optometrists applying these medications.
04/15/2018

How Antibiotics Work—and Why They Sometimes Don’t

Before reaching for the Rx pad, know the drug, the patient and the disease.
04/15/2017

Anti-inflammatories: Sort Out Your Many Steroids and NSAIDs

With so many medications out there, treatment can get complicated. Here is a rundown of your options and when to use them.
04/15/2017

Glaucoma Therapy: Finding the Right Combination

Understanding the basic pharmacology for each glaucoma medication can help you sort out which ones work well together for combination treatment.
04/15/2017

Dry Eye: Master the Science Beneath the Surface

Learn how inflammatory mediators govern the disease course—and provide an avenue to treatment.
04/15/2017

Resist the Itch: Managing Allergic Conjunctivitis

Flowers may be blooming, but this season leaves many ODs seeing red.
04/15/2017

Pregnancy Precautions: How to Prescribe Safely For New and Expectant Mothers

While patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding make challenging cases for many optometrists, new guidelines may make things easier.
01/15/2016

Managing the Medicine Cabinet

The most common prescription medications pose risks to your patients’ ocular health. Spot them on the chart so you can be prepared to rein in their possible side effects.
01/15/2016

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

 

March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

2018 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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