Visual Hallucinations in the Dementia Spectrum

Be proactive in asking patients questions and understand the risks they certainly face.

Morning Bright Light Therapy May Reduce TBI Symptoms

About 75% of veterans reported improvements in sleep-wake dysfunction in this preliminary study.

Dementia-Prone Allele Linked to Faster Neuroretinal Thinning

Higher rates were especially noticeable in individuals of suspect and early manifest glaucoma.

Tetracyclines May Predispose Patients to Pseudotumor Cerebri

Although a causative link remains elusive, the significant incidence rate demonstrates an association.

Pay More Attention to Photophobia, Study Argues

Too many patients leave the clinic without a clear explanation of its cause and significance, research shows.

Improved VA Noted Over Two Years in Pediatric Optic Neuritis

Still, associated neurologic autoimmune diagnoses were common.

Asymptomatic IIH Patients Can Develop Papilledema, Too

Progression still occurred, even with medication to lower ICP.

Filter Combats Light Sensitivity

The new Acunis FL-41 lenses work by blocking the wavelengths that cause the issue, according to developers.

Intentional Weight Gain May Cause Intracranial Hypertension

A case study adds evidence that patients with eating disorders who are underweight and seeking treatment may be at risk.

Treatment Responses Vary for Neuropathic Ocular Pain Patients

However, trends were noted between the four subgroups: post-surgical, post-traumatic, migraine-like and unilateral.

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June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
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