Neuro

Visual Hallucinations in the Dementia Spectrum

Be proactive in asking patients questions and understand the risks they certainly face.
05/15/2022

Morning Bright Light Therapy May Reduce TBI Symptoms

About 75% of veterans reported improvements in sleep-wake dysfunction in this preliminary study.
04/27/2022

Dementia-Prone Allele Linked to Faster Neuroretinal Thinning

Higher rates were especially noticeable in individuals of suspect and early manifest glaucoma.
04/22/2022

Tetracyclines May Predispose Patients to Pseudotumor Cerebri

Although a causative link remains elusive, the significant incidence rate demonstrates an association.
04/20/2022

Pay More Attention to Photophobia, Study Argues

Too many patients leave the clinic without a clear explanation of its cause and significance, research shows.
04/20/2022

Improved VA Noted Over Two Years in Pediatric Optic Neuritis

Still, associated neurologic autoimmune diagnoses were common.
04/04/2022

Asymptomatic IIH Patients Can Develop Papilledema, Too

Progression still occurred, even with medication to lower ICP.
03/29/2022

Filter Combats Light Sensitivity

The new Acunis FL-41 lenses work by blocking the wavelengths that cause the issue, according to developers.
03/04/2022

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.
02/07/2022

Treatment Responses Vary for Neuropathic Ocular Pain Patients

However, trends were noted between the four subgroups: post-surgical, post-traumatic, migraine-like and unilateral.
01/18/2022

Upcoming Events

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
Earn 14 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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