Diabetes

Diabetic Retinopathy Common in Patients with Kidney Disease

Risk factors for these two diseases often go hand in hand, a report shows.
11/13/2018

DR Patients Fare Better with Anti-VEGF Injection

A new Phase III trial shows improvements for moderate and severe patients.
10/29/2018

Blood Sugar Fluctuations Elevate Diabetic Retinopathy Risk

Even with relatively steady readings, spikes can cause eye damage.
10/26/2018

Inflammation Linked to DR and Choroidal Vasculopathy

High concentration of high-sensitive C-reactive protein serum associated with the two diseases.
10/23/2018

Lucentis an Option for DR Patients

Five-year study bodes well for those with proliferative disease.
10/17/2018

Ganglion Cell Thinning Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy

Research shows the structure can foretell progression.
10/02/2018

ROCK Inhibitors May Boost Anti-VEGF Efficacy

Patients with DME may benefit from a dual treatment regimen.
09/11/2018

Macular Thickness Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy in Children

Changes on OCT precede fundus findings, aiding in early diagnosis.
09/07/2018

Insulin and Blood Sugar Levels Influence Corneal Nerve Health

The revelations may allow for more targeted therapy in diabetes patients.
08/30/2018

Smoking, Diabetes Combine to Destroy Endothelial Cells

Research uncovers yet another reason to counsel patients on quitting.
08/29/2018

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 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 Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
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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)
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