Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Refractive Surgery Safe for Some Autoimmune Patients

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus showed favorable outcomes.
05/28/2020

Treat the Front Before the Cut

The surgeon will remove the patient’s cataract, but it’s your job to make sure the eye is healthy enough for surgery, or else to help get it there.
05/15/2020

Ocular Surface Homeostasis Still Off Months Post-op

Many clinical variables recovered, but not everything bounced back in six months.
02/27/2020

LASIK, PRK Safe in Breastfeeding Women

No patients or infants experienced any negative side effects from the procedures.
02/10/2020

The Crowded Landscape of Presbyopia Correction

Today’s patients have different visual needs, and you have new tools at your disposal to help—with more on the way.
01/15/2020

Don’t Let YouTube Advise Your Patients

Many who research refractive surgery online get poor information.
01/06/2020

Adverse Events Low in Refractive Surgery

Most patients are satisfied with the vision-correcting procedures.
11/01/2019

Simultaneous Procedures Improve Ectasia

Combining corneal rings or PRK with CXL can treat keratoconus, pellucid and post-LASIK ectasia.
10/04/2019

Data Confirms Post-op Dry Eye Risk Factors

Older age, female sex and lower pre-op refractive error are associated with an increased risk.
10/01/2019

Adverse Events Rare After Refractive Lens Exchange

Only 6% of patients had issues and most were due to posterior capsular opacification.
09/25/2019

Upcoming Events

August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 30-November 1, 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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