Review of Systems

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

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

ION: Low Pressure, High Risk

Infarction of the optic nerve has many systemic implications to guard against.
11/20/2018

There’s a Killer on the Loose

Patient history and visual field testing can help ODs catch cases of glioblastoma multiforme before it’s too late.
09/15/2018

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
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Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
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Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
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