Diabetes Increases Risk of Glaucoma

Another large study confirms the link, regardless of age or sex.

DME Microaneurysms Detected More on FA than OCT-A

Retinal thickness and leakage both factor into the results.

Diabetes Linked to Increased IOP

Poor long-term glycemic control elevates risk of glaucoma.

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.

Financial Incentives a No-No for Diabetic Eye Screenings

Monetary rewards may negatively impact attendance rates.

Decreased Vision Due to Diabetic Retinopathy Linked to Capillary Loss

Data shows macular vessel density is greater in the deep capillary complex.

Study: DME Patients Monitored Better in Trials

New research looks at five years’ worth of EMR data.

Dry Eye is Pervasive in Diabetes Patients

Over half of all cases go undiagnosed, and MGD plays a decisive—but often overlooked—role.

Diabetic Retinopathy Increases Risk of Cognitive Impairment

Researchers found a more than two-fold increased incidence.

Intermittent Fasting Halts Diabetic Retinopathy in Mice

A new method for regulating glucose and decreasing low-grade inflammation shows promise.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 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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