Diabetes

More than Half of DR Patients Skip Appointments

Study found insurance status was the main cause.
04/02/2020

Widefield OCT-A Successful in DR Detection

Two studies show 12×12mm scans centered on the fovea and the optic disc may offer the best imaging option.
03/31/2020

Expect Macular Thickening in Early DR Eyes Post-op

Study found persistent inflammation after the minimally invasive procedure.
03/26/2020

Anti-VEGF Treatment On the Rise for DME

The newest front-line option is providing better vision and slower progression.
03/25/2020

Study Identifies DME Patients at Risk for Vision Loss

Despite good initial vision, a trio of baseline factors can predict those who may eventually require treatment.
03/19/2020

Renal Function Impacts Retina Vessel Density

OCT-A may be valuable in detecting early microvascular damage in diabetic patients.
03/10/2020

Start with Observation Center-Involved DME

Eyes with good VA despite edema often experience spontaneous resolution of retinal thickening.
03/03/2020

Bariatric Surgery Exacerbates PDR

Patients develop more eye complications, such as intraocular hemorrhage, glaucoma and retinal vein occlusion.
02/24/2020

Look for a Reduction in CNFL in Diabetes Patients

People with prediabetes also show early signs of a reduction in corneal nerve fiber length.
02/19/2020

Something or Nothing?

Tech may be aiming to take over disease screenings, but artificial intelligence is no match for the human kind.
02/15/2020

Upcoming Events

October 30-November 1, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 5-7, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 7-8, 2020

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

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