Mom’s Serum Drops Help Child’s Epithelial Defects

Improvements found after three weeks of treatment.

Study Clarifies Cornea Haze Post-CXL

OCT may help clinicians catalogue post-procedure complications.

Sclerals Linked to Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Poor lens hygiene puts keratoconus patients at an increased risk.

Dresden, Accelerated CXL Protocols Provide Similar Results

Pre-op variables help clarify effectiveness of the two methods.

Fend Off the Supervillain

Here’s how to protect a vulnerable cornea from opportunistic threats that might make a bad situation even worse.

No More Wasted Corneas

Researchers used a refractive surgery lenticule to improve visual acuity in another case.

Bitangential Mini-scleral Lenses Show Promise

This new modality could be beneficial for irregular corneas.

Pediatric CXL Shows Long-term Safety, But Don’t Rush It

Untreated eyes in the same patients did not display progression over five years, researchers found.

3D Printed Corneas in 10 Minutes or Less

Researchers have successfully created an artificial cornea using human stem cells, alginate and collagen.

Non-invasive Refractive Correction Shows Promise

Researchers are turning to crosslinking to alter corneal curvature.

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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