Annual Innovations in Eye Care Report

A Light in the DARC: Seeing Glaucoma Before it Strikes

This cutting-edge technology could give us a window into the disease earlier in its course—shifting treatment ahead and possibly preventing vision loss.
02/15/2019

Can We Lower IOP with Glasses?

Researchers are finding shocking new ways to employ electro-stimulation.
02/15/2019

Iontophoresis: Wave of the Future?

A low-level electrical current may turbo-charge topical drug delivery to the eye.
02/15/2019

While You Were Sleeping

A new phototherapeutic contact lens, worn overnight, could effectively address diabetic retinopathy progression.
02/15/2019

AI for DR: “The Digital Doctor Will See You Now”

Software that can detect ocular anomalies may offer new ways to reduce the loss of vision due to diabetic retinopathy.
02/15/2018

Prospects for Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

Investigators are gunning for glaucoma. Here, one shares some thoughts from the frontlines.
02/15/2018

Breaking the Burden: A New Way to Deliver Anti-VEGF

An implantable drug reservoir looks to shake up today’s successful but untenable protocols.
02/15/2018

Rethinking Endothelial Repair

An eye drop that might regrow cells and a graft-free surgical technique may soon revolutionize the treatment regimen for these patients.
02/15/2018

CLs Beyond Vision Correction: Connecting to the Internet of Things

Smart contact lenses might appear in your office sooner than you think. Here’s what’s ahead and how it might impact your practice.
02/15/2017

Eyesight to the Blind: The Promise of Retinal Prosthetics

The team that developed the Argus II implant explains the state of the art.
02/15/2017

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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