Cornea

10-Year Follow Up Shows Continued CXL Promise

Nearly 80% of pediatric patients remain stable a decade after the procedure.
04/19/2018

Cosmetics May Contribute to Eye Toxicity

According to research, BAK and formaldehyde preservatives in cosmetics can kill ocular cells.
04/17/2018

Trouble with Thygeson’s

Management for these cases can be quick if done right. However, an exact cause for the disease is still elusive.
04/15/2018

A New Way to Detect Early Keratoconus

If your topographer measures corneal densitometry, you could get a leg up on diagnosis.
04/06/2018

PTRK Shows Efficacy Against Granular Corneal Dystrophy

The new procedure could reduce surface irregularities and help patients achieve better visual acuity, research shows.
04/05/2018

Extra Intrastromal Ring Segment Could Aid KCN Therapy

One study found adding a second segment improved vision for keratoconus patients.
04/03/2018

Human Serum Proves Effective Against BAK Toxicity

If you can’t switch patients out of a preserved medication, consider this therapy to manage its iatrogenic effects.
04/02/2018

Accelerated CXL May Aid in Infectious Keratitis Therapy

Research shows this new therapy may work as an additional treatment for these patients.
03/30/2018

Genetics of Rare Corneal Dystrophy Identified

Researchers say they’ve discovered the mutation responsible for this endothelial barrier dysfunction.
03/28/2018

Acting on an Epidemic

Here’s how to approach the clinical diagnosis and management of EKC.
03/15/2018

Upcoming Events

April 26-28, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care San Diego
Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 28-29, 2018

OCCRS 15th Annual Symposium
Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar
Program Chair: David Friess, OD, FAAO
Up to 10 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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May 5, 2018

Pathways for Achieving Premium Outcomes
Location: Philadelphia Marriott West
Program Chairs: Sondra Black, OD, and Douglas Devries, OD
Up to 3 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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