The Compromised Cornea: Take Cover

Bandage contact lenses are crucial for corneal protection, but can present both clinical and coding challenges. Here’s what you need to know.

Starting From Scratch

Seasonal allergies became a major issue for one patient who chose to self-treat.

Corneal—and Coding—Protection

Billing for a bandage contact lens is simple—until it isn’t. Here’s how to do it correctly.

CCT Increases With Diabetic Neuropathy

The phenomenon can complicate IOP measurement and elevate risk of keratoconus.

‘CXL Plus’ Has Some Minuses

Adding surface ablation increases the rate of complications.

Larger HOAs Found in Perforated Corneas

A study suggests that these aberrations directly affect visual acuity.

Corneo-scleral CLs Successful in Keratoconus

They provide optimal visual quality, comfort and prolonged use in keratoconus patients.

Managing Conjunctival Granulomas After Pterygium Surgery

It happens in 1.4% of cases and is always inflammatory in nature, a study shows.

Lactobionic Acid Shows Promise in Fighting Dry Eye Symptoms

Unique properties offer antioxidant and wound healing benefits.

Cyclosporine May Boost Pterygium Therapy

A new review suggests adjuvant treatment could reduce recurrence.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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