Cornea

Mom’s Serum Drops Help Child’s Epithelial Defects

Improvements found after three weeks of treatment.
06/21/2018

Study Clarifies Cornea Haze Post-CXL

OCT may help clinicians catalogue post-procedure complications.
06/20/2018

Sclerals Linked to Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Poor lens hygiene puts keratoconus patients at an increased risk.
06/19/2018

Dresden, Accelerated CXL Protocols Provide Similar Results

Pre-op variables help clarify effectiveness of the two methods.
06/19/2018

Fend Off the Supervillain

Here’s how to protect a vulnerable cornea from opportunistic threats that might make a bad situation even worse.
06/15/2018

No More Wasted Corneas

Researchers used a refractive surgery lenticule to improve visual acuity in another case.
06/13/2018

Bitangential Mini-scleral Lenses Show Promise

This new modality could be beneficial for irregular corneas.
06/08/2018

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.
06/04/2018

3D Printed Corneas in 10 Minutes or Less

Researchers have successfully created an artificial cornea using human stem cells, alginate and collagen.
06/04/2018

Non-invasive Refractive Correction Shows Promise

Researchers are turning to crosslinking to alter corneal curvature.
05/31/2018

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 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
Location:
 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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