Review of Systems

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

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

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

We all know the ocular and systemic harms of cigarettes, but what about cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco delivery methods?
05/15/2016

East Meets West: Herbal Supplements in Health Care

The use of herbal supplements for health and wellness is rapidly increasing worldwide. What does this mean for eye care?
03/15/2016

Upcoming Events

December 1-2, 2017

Retina Update 2017
Location: Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim, CA
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 15-16, 2017

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD & Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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February 16-20, 2018

SkiVision 2018
Location: Westin Snowmass Conference Center, Aspen, CO
Speakers: Murray Fingeret, OD & Leo Semes, OD 
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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