Ortho-k Corrects Myopia Without Corneal Damage

Researchers identify the device’s superiority over glasses.

When Fungal Keratitis Leads to Vision Loss

Irregular astigmatism and scar density top the list of factors associated with impairment.

Neurotropic Keratitis Details Revealed

Herpetic eye disease was the most common cause for the condition, study finds.

Elevated Tear Inflammatory Factors Found in CD

The majority of these patients experienced higher detectable levels.

Platelet Serum Aids Corneal Nerve Healing

These eye drops displayed more beneficial neurotrophic effects compared with autologous serum.

Allergic Conjunctivitis Increases Risk of KCN

The common condition increased chances of corneal deformation by 37%.

Eyeliner Ups MGD, Tear Film Problems

A study found tear break-up time was much lower in women who used the cosmetic.

Anesthesia Helpful for Pediatric CXL Patients

Uncooperative patients, particularly those with developmental delay, may find this a safe and efficient option.

New Tool Quantifies Cicatrizing Conjunctivitis

The blinding complication can now be more easily monitored, researchers say.

CXL Adds Little to LASIK

Visual acuity and refractive stability were comparable between both groups.

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
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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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