Cornea

Reduced Corneal Sensitivity Precedes Neuropathy

Non-contact estheiometry determined lower nerve branch density in diabetics.
06/06/2019

Scleral Lenses May Mask Keratoconus Progression

Corneal flattening observed in both non-CXL and CXL eyes after two and five hours of wear.
06/05/2019

Photosensitized Crosslinking Stiffens Cornea

Even without oxygen, the technique is successful—possibly expanding its applications.
05/30/2019

Sutureless Technique Treats Persistent Epithelial Defects

Combined amniotic membrane and bandage lens is a novel and effective method.
05/30/2019

CXL/PTK Combo Good for Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

Visual acuity stabilized throughout three-year follow up.
05/29/2019

Study Debunks Ethnic Tear Film Difference

Research doubts old data regarding Caucasian and Asian subjects.
05/27/2019

Frequency of HZO in the US Doubles

Older, female and Caucasian patients are at greater risk, study reveals.
05/20/2019

VKC Treatment Takes a Toll

One-third needed surgery and one-third went blind due to steroid-induced glaucoma, a recent study observed.
05/20/2019

Contacts Keep Surgery at Bay in Some Dystrophies

Therapeutic lenses slowed nodular lesion progression in gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy but didn’t improve visual acuity.
05/15/2019

Pinpointing the Problem

Amiodarone doesn’t usually have a significant effect on vision. But be more vigilant when it’s used in a patient with other acuity-reducing issues.
05/15/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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