Therapeutic Review

Expert advice on choosing and using ophthalmic medications. By Jessica Steen, OD

Common Threads

RNFL defects are an important clinical finding in glaucomatous optic neuropathy, but the diagnosis may not always be obvious.

Ischemic Retinal Ordeal

Neovascular glaucoma requires prompt and aggressive management of IOP and VEGF production.

Keep Count

Endothelial cell loss is a common source of worry in patients with both glaucoma and corneal disease.

There and MAC Again

Optometrists need a roadmap when dealing with the potential spectrum of conditions these bacteria can cause.

No Pressure, Really

Here’s how I found myself experiencing hypotony—and why this rare complication of intravitreal injection should be on our radar.

What’s Bugging You?

This easy method for microbial identification can assist management.


Be careful when handling milkweed, as incidents in the garden can lead to vision loss

One Last Time

Inflammation from dacryocystitis can be a minor nuisance.

End-of-Day GCA

Cooperative care enhances outcomes in patients who present with this condition.

Hurt Feelings

Lack of pain and decreased corneal sensation can signal problems.

Upcoming Events

February 29, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Ruth's Chris Steak House
Presenter: Michael Chaglasian, OD
: 7:15pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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March 6, 2024

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Jennifer Loh, MD, and Damon Dierker, OD
Webinar: 7:00pm ET

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May 17-19, 2024

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care and Intrepid Eye Society's Spring Conference

Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Co-Chairs: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, and Selina McGee, OD,

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