Diagnostics

Widefield OCT-A Successful in DR Detection

Two studies show 12×12mm scans centered on the fovea and the optic disc may offer the best imaging option.
03/31/2020

Multimodal Imaging Exposes Drusen Prevalence

Risk factors include age, choroidal thinning and genetic background.
03/25/2020

Macular Vessels Key to Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Researchers use OCT-A to identify microvascular density loss in cognitively impaired population.
03/18/2020

What OCT Can Offer Your Specialty Lens Fits

This technology is especially useful for customizing the design and troubleshooting any associated conditions.
03/15/2020

OCT Hones Posterior Seg Disorder Definitions

Researchers have refined what qualifies as a macular hole and epiretinal membrane (ERM) foveoschisis.
03/11/2020

Renal Function Impacts Retina Vessel Density

OCT-A may be valuable in detecting early microvascular damage in diabetic patients.
03/10/2020

Choroidal Thickness can Uncover Heart Disease

OCT macular scans are associated with cardiovascular health.
03/02/2020

Macular Vessel Density Parameters Same for Pseudoexfoliation and POAG

Study suggests OCT-A is not adequate for deep layer measurements.
03/02/2020

Fundus Photos Still Gold Standard in Optic Nerve Hypoplasia

However, MRI did relatively well as an alterative diagnostic tool.
02/21/2020

The Conjunctivitis Conundrum

“Pink eyes” are usually a sign of underlying infection or allergy. Here’s how to get to the bottom of it to quickly resolve the issue.
02/15/2020

Upcoming Events

April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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May 29-31, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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