Neuro

Cataract Surgery May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

The protective effect was strongest within the first five years post-op.
06/22/2020

Cancer Treatment Can Damage Optic Nerve

Immune checkpoint inhibitors are linked with an unusual neuritis.
05/22/2020

Visual Impairment Linked with Dementia Risk

Worse baseline visual acuities were also associated with mild cognitive impairment.
05/05/2020

AI Can Distinguish Neuropathies

Research shows machines can differentiate glaucomatous from non-glaucomatous images.
04/21/2020

TBI’s Visual Effects Explained

These patients experience changes in accommodation and stereopsis.
03/26/2020

Common Soccer Move Linked with Neuro Issues

After 10 soccer ball headings, players’ abilities to learn and adapt were diminished.
02/26/2020

TED Causes Distinct VF Defect Patterns

Inferior scotomas were most common.
12/27/2019

Neuro Issues Common in Pediatric Glaucoma

Study finds 73% of kids affected by an unrelated comorbidity.
12/18/2019

A Workup Protocol for Transient Vision Loss

When a patient’s vision switches on and off, it’s time for a serious investigation. Here’s what to look for and where to refer.
12/15/2019

Cognitive Complaints Linked to AMD

Researchers show that memory dysfunction often comes on the heels of macular disease.
12/13/2019

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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