Diabetes

Decreased Vision Due to Diabetic Retinopathy Linked to Capillary Loss

Data shows macular vessel density is greater in the deep capillary complex.
05/21/2018

Study: DME Patients Monitored Better in Trials

New research looks at five years’ worth of EMR data.
05/08/2018

Dry Eye is Pervasive in Diabetes Patients

Over half of all cases go undiagnosed, and MGD plays a decisive—but often overlooked—role.
05/04/2018

Diabetic Retinopathy Increases Risk of Cognitive Impairment

Researchers found a more than two-fold increased incidence.
05/02/2018

Intermittent Fasting Halts Diabetic Retinopathy in Mice

A new method for regulating glucose and decreasing low-grade inflammation shows promise.
05/02/2018

Coping Strategies for Patients with DR and DME

Problem solving ranked number one as an effective tool.
04/27/2018

Optometrists Key Players in Diabetes Care

Practitioner collaboration can influence patient outcomes.
04/26/2018

Glowing Contact Lens Could Stave off DR Damage

One graduate student is thinking outside the box to fight this sight-threatening condition.
04/26/2018

DR, AMD and Glaucoma all Classified with AI

New studies show promise for detecting many ocular conditions with deep learning.
04/25/2018

DRCR Studies Confirm the Primacy of Anti-VEGF in Diabetic Eye Disease

Eylea offers an edge and Lucentis stabilized vision better than laser, but adding steroids showed no increased benefit.
04/19/2018

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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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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