Neuro-ophthalmic Disorders

Eye Diseases May Foretell Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

Several ocular conditions can indicate the systemic disorder, according to a study.

Snowed Out: Visual Disturbance Connected to Brain Impairment

Researchers are closer to explaining a mysterious nuisance.

Study: Early Intervention Gives IIH Patients a Fighting Chance

Catch them before field deviation reaches -7db and their prognosis improves greatly.

Needed: Perimetry Standards for Neurological Conditions

Review of visual field loss tests reveals a lack of agreed protocol.

Perimetry Options Put to the Test

Both Goldmann and Octopus models provide valuable data for children older than eight.

Sleep Apnea Associated with Optic Neuropathy

Clinicians should be on the lookout for NAION with patients who have this disorder.

Research Supports Physical Therapy for Bell’s Palsy

Neuromuscular retraining offers a non-medical path to recovery.

The Day I Became My Own Patient

An idiopathic condition really put me through the ringer.

Led Astray

A variable presentation can make myasthenia gravis tricky. This patient took several wrong turns before getting the right diagnosis.

Frisén Fails to Reflect Papilledema Parameters

Researchers didn’t find a consistent relationship in IIH patients who received treatment.

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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