Cornea

MMP Concentrations May Affect Corneal Erosion Healing

Some of these enzymes were found to dissolve the basement membrane.
09/29/2022

Pseudoexfoliation Unrelated to AMD

Patients with this condition have thinner and flatter corneas, but it has no influence on macular characteristics.
09/26/2022

Ortho-K Discomfort Typically Resolves Within a Year

These symptoms gradually improved with wear, study finds.
09/23/2022

Google Searches for Eye Symptoms Correlate with Allergy Seasons

Spring was found to be the most popular month for online ocular queries.
09/19/2022

Older DMEK Patients More Likely to Have Poorer Final VA

The procedure should be performed without delay when symptoms arise, study suggests.
08/30/2022

Diagnostic Algorithm For Dry Eye Shows Impressive Performance

By evaluating seven important clinical parameters, the software-based system was able to achieve nearly 97% accuracy.
08/29/2022

Quadrant-Specific Sclerals Preferred by Patients

Compared with spherical lenses, this option increased patient comfort in a small study.
08/24/2022

Topical rhNGF Well-tolerated in Stage I Neurotrophic Keratopathy

Recent findings also showed significantly increased BCVA, corneal fluorescein staining and corneal nerve density.
08/19/2022

COVID-19 Vaccination, Corneal Graft Rejection Link Not Solid

Newer thinking pumps the brakes on worries about worse outcomes in surgical patients.
08/19/2022

Nothing to Sneeze At

Blood suddenly appears in a patient’s anterior chamber. What could have caused it? How serious is the condition?
08/15/2022

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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
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Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
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Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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Retina Update 2022
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Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
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