ROCK Inhibitors May Boost Anti-VEGF Efficacy

Patients with DME may benefit from a dual treatment regimen.

Macular Thickness Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy in Children

Changes on OCT precede fundus findings, aiding in early diagnosis.

Insulin and Blood Sugar Levels Influence Corneal Nerve Health

The revelations may allow for more targeted therapy in diabetes patients.

Smoking, Diabetes Combine to Destroy Endothelial Cells

Research uncovers yet another reason to counsel patients on quitting.

Anti-VEGF for DME: Give it Time

An unsatisfactory response to therapy at 12 weeks doesn’t necessarily mean treatment failure.

Stay Vigilant for Alzheimer’s

Glaucoma, AMD and DR patients are all at elevated risk, study says.

CCT Increases With Diabetic Neuropathy

The phenomenon can complicate IOP measurement and elevate risk of keratoconus.

Uveitis Common in Patients with Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes patients are at the highest risk.

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.

Upcoming Events

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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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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