Diabetes

ROCK Inhibitors May Boost Anti-VEGF Efficacy

Patients with DME may benefit from a dual treatment regimen.
09/11/2018

Macular Thickness Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy in Children

Changes on OCT precede fundus findings, aiding in early diagnosis.
09/07/2018

Insulin and Blood Sugar Levels Influence Corneal Nerve Health

The revelations may allow for more targeted therapy in diabetes patients.
08/30/2018

Smoking, Diabetes Combine to Destroy Endothelial Cells

Research uncovers yet another reason to counsel patients on quitting.
08/29/2018

Anti-VEGF for DME: Give it Time

An unsatisfactory response to therapy at 12 weeks doesn’t necessarily mean treatment failure.
08/27/2018

Stay Vigilant for Alzheimer’s

Glaucoma, AMD and DR patients are all at elevated risk, study says.
08/20/2018

CCT Increases With Diabetic Neuropathy

The phenomenon can complicate IOP measurement and elevate risk of keratoconus.
08/10/2018

Uveitis Common in Patients with Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes patients are at the highest risk.
07/17/2018

Diabetes Increases Risk of Glaucoma

Another large study confirms the link, regardless of age or sex.
07/04/2018

DME Microaneurysms Detected More on FA than OCT-A

Retinal thickness and leakage both factor into the results.
07/03/2018

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 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
Location:
 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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