Diabetes

Diabetes Increases Risk of Glaucoma

Another large study confirms the link, regardless of age or sex.
07/04/2018

DME Microaneurysms Detected More on FA than OCT-A

Retinal thickness and leakage both factor into the results.
07/03/2018

Diabetes Linked to Increased IOP

Poor long-term glycemic control elevates risk of glaucoma.
07/03/2018

If It’s Not One Thing It’s Another

When a cataract patient presents with unexpected DME, the case becomes a balancing act. Here’s how to handle the situation.
06/15/2018

Financial Incentives a No-No for Diabetic Eye Screenings

Monetary rewards may negatively impact attendance rates.
06/07/2018

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

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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