Diabetes

AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.
09/22/2020

Retinal Distinctions Apparent in Black DR Patients

Race-specific biomarkers could help reduce the risk of vision loss in this population.
08/06/2020

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.
07/15/2020

Research Suggests New Screening Intervals for Diabetes

Patients without DR may be safe with screening appointments as far out as every four years.
06/19/2020

Scanning-Slit Topography Overestimates CCT for DR

Researchers highlight the non-contact value of OCT.
06/17/2020

Look Out For Keratopathy in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with progressing retinopathy also had more corneal alterations.
06/12/2020

Alcohol Linked to Lower Risk of DR

There was no association between drinking and progression, however.
06/04/2020

Imaging Helps Predict DR in Pediatric Patients

Technology shows when disease is likely, even before it’s present.
06/03/2020

FA Helps Quantify DR Factors

The ability to capture nonperfusion and neovascularization on ultra-widefield imaging may help predict disease progression.
05/14/2020

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.
04/30/2020

Upcoming Events

October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST | 8:00am-12:15pm PST
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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
Speakers: Nancy Holekamp, MD and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
9:00pm EST

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