The Essentials

Provoked Proteins

Two blood tests can offer greater insight about whether an inflammation-causing eye condition is present.
05/15/2024

A Look at Lutein

This lipid-soluble pigment is an integral part of maintaining ocular health.
03/15/2024

Know Your Glow

Retroillumination can offer better examination of clear structures like the cornea and lens.
01/15/2024

Elastin Expansion

Differentiating secondary glaucoma types like pseudoexfoliative syndrome is crucial in providing proper care.
11/15/2023

Electrify Your Exams

ERGs document neuronal function—and dysfunction—in retinal conditions to aid differential diagnosis and monitor progression.
09/15/2023

Macular Focus

Pinpoint your knowledge toward understanding how the structures here give rise to various conditions.
07/15/2023

Vascular Variations

Brush up on the fundamental differences between arteries, veins and capillaries and how each feeds the eye.
05/15/2023

A Gold Standard

With suspected tuberculosis, diagnosis can exclude other ocular conditions that exhibit similar symptoms.
03/15/2023

Color Clues

Iris hue can be a good starting point to determine the potential for disease development.
01/15/2023

A Sweet Measurement

Hemoglobin A1c is a good indicator of glycemic control.
11/15/2022

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
Time: 6:15pm CT

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
Program: 7
:00pm CT

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 21, 2024

SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan injection) What every OD should know
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: Steven Ferrucci, OD, and Lucas Lindsell, OD, MD
Presentation: 7:00pm CT

Sponsored by Apellis

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