Therapeutic Review

Expert advice on choosing and using ophthalmic medications. By Joseph W. Sowka, OD, and Alan G. Kabat, OD

Hurt Feelings

Lack of pain and decreased corneal sensation can signal problems.

Not-So-Simple Simplex

Science and strategy are needed to manage HSV epithelial keratitis and prevent deeper penetration.

Herpes Hurts

Temporal pain often portends this condition, so learn how to best manage it.

Down in the Basement

Numerous options exist to ameliorate symptoms and visually rehabilitate eyes with corneal dystrophies.

The Bite of Something Wild

Anticipating a good outcome in cat scratch disease might require prompt treatment.

Not as Bad as it Seems

Episcleritis needs proper diagnosis and treatment to alleviate a patient’s worries.

A Sharp Stick to the Eye

Triage is important for this common injury.

Not a BRITE Idea

Beware this severe complication from a rare cosmetic procedure.

Scratching the Surface

Doing a thorough job with corneal abrasions helps greatly.

The Unexpected Visitor

An extremely late surgical complication led to this patient’s symptoms.

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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