AI Now an ADA Standard

The technology is touted as a viable alternative to traditional screening approaches for DR.

Supermarkets Embrace AI Exams for Diabetic Retinopathy

Ready or not, a major chain is bringing the technology into its stores.

OCT-A Artifacts Common in DR

The most often seen involved shadow, defocus and movement.

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.

Therapy Reduces DR Risk in OSA Patients

CPAP lowers the prevalence of this condition by 10%.

Look Out For Lens Thinning With Insulin

Its HbA1C-lowering glycemic effect may be the culprit.

AI Detects Changes Before Diabetic Retinopathy

Tracking the presence or absence as well as spacing of capillaries could improve disease detection.

Study Guides Anti-VEGF Decisions

The drug had the greatest impact on women with DME and those with diffuse retinal thickening.

Proliferative DR Patients at Risk for Endothelial Decompensation

Additional measures should be taken to reduce this threat prior to intraocular surgery.

Retinal and Corneal Changes Distinct in DR

The worse the condition, the lower the corneal nerve fiber density.

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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