Cornea

Corneal Refractive Power Analysis Predicts Myopia Control Efficacy

Metric developed from changes in SE, asymmetry and astigmatism.
12/13/2018

SMILE Incision Size Doesn’t Exacerbate Dry Eye Symptoms

Study recommends larger incision sites when in the learning period of the surgery.
12/11/2018

Researchers Hunt for Early Signs of Brain Disease in Corneal Transplant Patients

Study shows the levels of prions in Creutzfeldt-Jakob patients’ eyes.
12/11/2018

Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Scoring System Developed

Significant correlation found between scores and central corneal basal epithelial cell density.
12/10/2018

Steep Corneas Post-CXL Still at Risk of Keratoconus

Large study reveals higher incidence of post-op progression than previously reported.
12/05/2018

Don’t Hold Back on Steroids for Bacterial Keratitis

A high-dosage regimen was linked to better visual outcomes.
11/29/2018

Cataract Patients Lose About 20% of Endothelial Cells a Decade Later

Pre-op nuclear firmness and post-op corneal edema were the biggest signifiers.
11/28/2018

Keratoconus Progression Greater in Myopes with Central Steepening

This group also had more mid-periphery flattening.
11/26/2018

Imaging System Increases Understanding of Tear Film

Researchers integrated OCT with interferometry to reveal the inner workings of the lipid layer
11/16/2018

After Keratitis Comes Elevated IOP for Some Patients

Severe corneal infiltration and severe intraocular inflammation predispose secondary ocular hypertension
11/13/2018

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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2018 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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