Neuro

Post-concussion Oculomotor Screenings Fall Short

Associated vision problems may prolong recovery, and 70% of kids with TBI experience at least one.
05/21/2021

MS Patients with Optic Neuritis More Likely to Have Cognitive Impairment

The most affected areas were executive function and attention.
05/21/2021

Take the Fear Out of Comanaging Neuro Cases

Many patients are best served through a partnership between primary care optometrists and appropiate subspecialists.
05/15/2021

Retinal Biomarkers of Cognitive Impairment Found

Imaging of the vasculature correlated with functional measures of reduced cognitive function, study finds.
12/08/2020

A Patient on Thin Ice

We had to help an athlete break a bad habit so that he could return to his sport.
10/15/2020

Concussed Athletes Exhibit Pupillary Changes

Light reflex measures may serve as objective biomarkers for sport-related concussion.
10/14/2020

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

Upcoming Events

June 23, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Joseph M. Coney, MD and Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
8:00–9:00pm EST

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June 29, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
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July 15, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
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