Cornea

DM Detachment Not Always a Singular Event

A “pre-Descemet’s layer” may also detach simultaneously and become infiltrated with cells.
07/09/2020

Brain Lesions, Dry Eye Tied to Filamentary Keratitis

The remission rate of this chronic corneal condition was lowest in brain lesion patients.
07/08/2020

Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis Increases KCN Risk

These patients are 2.25 times more likely than eyes without AKC to develop keratoconus.
07/07/2020

Low Risk of Post-EK Complications

Those undergoing surgery for a prior failed graft had the highest rate of adverse effects.
07/06/2020

Researchers One Step Closer to Drug Delivery Lenses

Study finds gelatin methacrylate a biocompatible material suitable for delivering therapeutics.
07/06/2020

Derm Drug May Work Against Corneal Infiltrates

When subepithelial infiltrates resist immunosuppressive measures, topical tacrolimus 0.03% may help.
07/06/2020

Specialty Lenses Alter Eye Structure in Keratoconus

Study finds distinct scleral and corneal peripheral changes.
06/26/2020

Corneal Staining Linked to Reading, Driving Issues in DED

The impact on reading speed increased with visual straining tasks in DED patients.
06/24/2020

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.
06/24/2020

Corneal Changes in Kids with Uveitis Linked to Surgery

Preventing complications that require intraocular treatment may minimize long-term damage.
06/22/2020

Upcoming Events

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
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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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
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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