Review of Systems

Exploring the link between systemic disease and the eye. By Carlo J. Pelino, OD, and Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD

A Rare Syndrome in Your Chair

Some patients with flu-like symptoms and subretinal inflammation may actually have APMPPE, a disease of the eye with neurological and other systemic manifestations.
03/15/2018

Streaks of Concern

Although uncommon, angioid streaks often have a systemic cause and warrant prompt attention.
01/15/2018

Jaundice and the Eyes

Optometrists may be the first to notice icterus, a harbinger of systemic concerns.
11/15/2017

Managing Migraine Headache

Migraine headache frequently has ocular symptoms and associations, and ODs need to be ready to care for these patients.
09/15/2017

Not Just Another Headache

Migraine is the most common disabling brain disorder. Are you ready to help these patients?
07/15/2017

Concussion, CTE and the Visual System

Current research suggests a role for optometric care on the playing field and in other settings where concussion and traumatic brain injury are prevalent.
05/15/2017

Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Optometrists should be on the lookout for symptoms of CTE in patients with a history of repetitive head trauma, especially those who play contact sports.
03/15/2017

Smoke (or Vapor) Gets in Your Eyes: Part Two

Traditional pipes, water pipes and electronic cigarettes are highly popular. Are they harming us and our children?
01/15/2017

The Challenge of Vector-borne Disease

Many epidemiologists believe the emergence and spread of Zika and other arboviruses was inevitable. Optometrists must now care for those affected.
11/04/2016

A Global Scourge

Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world because of their ability to carry and spread disease.
09/15/2016

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April 26-28, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care San Diego
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May 5, 2018

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Program Chairs: Sondra Black, OD, and Douglas Devries, OD
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