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Study Questions Value of 10-2 Pattern in Glaucoma

The 24-2 test alone may be sufficient to detect defects in the central visual field.
09/21/2020

NTG: Risks for Contralateral Conversion Revealed

Among patients with unilateral presentations, 19.7% experience fellow-eye changes within five years.
09/21/2020

Choroidal Thickness Linked with AMD

This metric was positively associated with pigmentary abnormalities and medium drusen.
09/21/2020

Closed-eye Tear Dynamics Play Role in DED

Neutrophils demonstrated increased secondary granule degranulation.
09/18/2020

Autistic Children at Higher Risk of Ocular Disorders

Study shows they are 13.5% more likely to develop conditions such as amblyopia and optic neuropathy.
09/18/2020

Microvascular Dropout Common in Early POAG

This choroidal change was more than seven times higher in open-angle eyes than those with PACG.
09/18/2020

Arkansas ODs Victorious Against Referendum

The court rules that the medical lobby didn’t meet the requirements to put the issue on the general-election ballot.
09/17/2020

SITA Faster Lags in Reliability

Although the Faster method was quicker, its detection of early glaucoma cases was questionable.
09/17/2020

Reoperation Rates after RD Vary with Age

Older patients were more likely to need more than one procedure for noncomplex RD repair.
09/17/2020

Cell Injection Therapy Shows Good Long-term Results

Normal corneal thickness was attained in 10 of 11 eyes at five years.
09/17/2020

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September 22, 2020

Beyond Refraction: Contoured Prism Correction for Symptomatic Headache, Neck Tension and Digital Eye Strain
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
8:00pm EST

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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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