AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.

Retinal Distinctions Apparent in Black DR Patients

Race-specific biomarkers could help reduce the risk of vision loss in this population.

Optometry’s Role in the Diabetes Epidemic

If you can get all patients—but especially those at risk—to focus on these five lifestyle modifications, the benefits would be immense.

Research Suggests New Screening Intervals for Diabetes

Patients without DR may be safe with screening appointments as far out as every four years.

Scanning-Slit Topography Overestimates CCT for DR

Researchers highlight the non-contact value of OCT.

Look Out For Keratopathy in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with progressing retinopathy also had more corneal alterations.

Alcohol Linked to Lower Risk of DR

There was no association between drinking and progression, however.

Imaging Helps Predict DR in Pediatric Patients

Technology shows when disease is likely, even before it’s present.

FA Helps Quantify DR Factors

The ability to capture nonperfusion and neovascularization on ultra-widefield imaging may help predict disease progression.

DME Trials Don’t Match Clinical Practice

Data suggests that, in the real world, these patients undergo fewer injections, which is associated with worse visual outcomes.

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
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October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
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October 6, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
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