Review of Systems

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

Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Optometrists should be on the lookout for symptoms of CTE in patients with a history of repetitive head trauma, expecially 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

See You at the (Neuromuscular) Junction: Part 2

What should you do when you suspect an autoimmune disease with ophthalmic complications such as myasthenia gravis?
01/15/2016

See You at the (Neuromuscular) Junction: Part 1

Myasthenia gravis must always be in your differential diagnosis when diplopia, ptosis or both are present.
11/15/2015

The OD’s Role in Stroke Care

With noninvasive imaging, we can trace damage back to the retinal ganglion cell complex.
09/15/2015

Act FAST With Stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Blur, visual field loss and diplopia may be presenting signs.
07/15/2015

Upcoming Events

March 24-26, 2017

New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Marriott Charleston, Charleston, SC
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 17 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 2, 2017

Eye to Eye
Location: Detroit Marriott Troy, Troy, MI
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO and Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO
3  CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 8, 2017

Eye to Eye
Location: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO and Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO
3  CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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