Cornea

The Compromised Cornea: Take Cover

Bandage contact lenses are crucial for corneal protection, but can present both clinical and coding challenges. Here’s what you need to know.
08/15/2018

Starting From Scratch

Seasonal allergies became a major issue for one patient who chose to self-treat.
08/15/2018

Corneal—and Coding—Protection

Billing for a bandage contact lens is simple—until it isn’t. Here’s how to do it correctly.
08/15/2018

CCT Increases With Diabetic Neuropathy

The phenomenon can complicate IOP measurement and elevate risk of keratoconus.
08/10/2018

‘CXL Plus’ Has Some Minuses

Adding surface ablation increases the rate of complications.
08/10/2018

Larger HOAs Found in Perforated Corneas

A study suggests that these aberrations directly affect visual acuity.
08/06/2018

Corneo-scleral CLs Successful in Keratoconus

They provide optimal visual quality, comfort and prolonged use in keratoconus patients.
07/30/2018

Managing Conjunctival Granulomas After Pterygium Surgery

It happens in 1.4% of cases and is always inflammatory in nature, a study shows.
07/27/2018

Lactobionic Acid Shows Promise in Fighting Dry Eye Symptoms

Unique properties offer antioxidant and wound healing benefits.
07/26/2018

Cyclosporine May Boost Pterygium Therapy

A new review suggests adjuvant treatment could reduce recurrence.
07/18/2018

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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