Diabetes

AI Now an ADA Standard

The technology is touted as a viable alternative to traditional screening approaches for DR.
01/03/2020

Supermarkets Embrace AI Exams for Diabetic Retinopathy

Ready or not, a major chain is bringing the technology into its stores.
12/18/2019

OCT-A Artifacts Common in DR

The most often seen involved shadow, defocus and movement.
12/16/2019

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.
12/13/2019

Therapy Reduces DR Risk in OSA Patients

CPAP lowers the prevalence of this condition by 10%.
11/18/2019

Look Out For Lens Thinning With Insulin

Its HbA1C-lowering glycemic effect may be the culprit.
11/14/2019

AI Detects Changes Before Diabetic Retinopathy

Tracking the presence or absence as well as spacing of capillaries could improve disease detection.
11/07/2019

Study Guides Anti-VEGF Decisions

The drug had the greatest impact on women with DME and those with diffuse retinal thickening.
11/06/2019

Proliferative DR Patients at Risk for Endothelial Decompensation

Additional measures should be taken to reduce this threat prior to intraocular surgery.
10/31/2019

Retinal and Corneal Changes Distinct in DR

The worse the condition, the lower the corneal nerve fiber density.
10/04/2019

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
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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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