Review of Systems

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

When Facial Paralysis Strikes

Diagnosing and managing Bell’s palsy requires optometrists to rule out any underlying condition that could be triggering a patient’s signs and symptoms.
07/15/2020

A Common Denominator

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder that can have ocular implications.
05/15/2020

Out of Rhythm

While amiodarone is highly effective, long-term use is associated with concerning ocular side effects.
03/15/2020

Flower in the Eye, Smoke in the Brain

The appearance of a characteristic optic nerve may signify systemic or intracranial vascular abnormalities.
01/15/2020

Common Tumor, Unlikely Location

Lymphoma may present anywhere in the body but is rare in the eye.
11/15/2019

Beyond the Pale

The ophthalmic manifestations of Waardenburg syndrome may be striking—making the diagnosis easy.
09/15/2019

Pattern Recognition

Not all gene mutations are benign, especially when they affect the retina.
07/15/2019

A Paralyzing Etiology

Patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome face significant systemic and ocular complications, including optic disc edema.
05/15/2019

CMV: Old Foe, New Victims

Immunocompromised patients aren’t the only ones at risk from cytomegalovirus.
03/15/2019

All Vessels, Great and Small

In vasculitis, inflammation can lead to serious problems in multiple body systems, including the eye.
01/15/2019

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September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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September 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: Canaletto Las Vegas
Speakers: Nathan C. Steinle, MD and Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO
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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
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