DM Detachment Not Always a Singular Event

A “pre-Descemet’s layer” may also detach simultaneously and become infiltrated with cells.

Brain Lesions, Dry Eye Tied to Filamentary Keratitis

The remission rate of this chronic corneal condition was lowest in brain lesion patients.

Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis Increases KCN Risk

These patients are 2.25 times more likely than eyes without AKC to develop keratoconus.

Low Risk of Post-EK Complications

Those undergoing surgery for a prior failed graft had the highest rate of adverse effects.

Researchers One Step Closer to Drug Delivery Lenses

Study finds gelatin methacrylate a biocompatible material suitable for delivering therapeutics.

Derm Drug May Work Against Corneal Infiltrates

When subepithelial infiltrates resist immunosuppressive measures, topical tacrolimus 0.03% may help.

Specialty Lenses Alter Eye Structure in Keratoconus

Study finds distinct scleral and corneal peripheral changes.

Corneal Staining Linked to Reading, Driving Issues in DED

The impact on reading speed increased with visual straining tasks in DED patients.

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.

Corneal Changes in Kids with Uveitis Linked to Surgery

Preventing complications that require intraocular treatment may minimize long-term damage.

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
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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
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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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