News

Poor Signal Strength Lowers Reliability of OCT Scans

Particularly in the case of severe glaucoma, adjusting the imaging devices incorrectly can create artifacts.
09/16/2019

VR Headset May Protect the Ocular Surface

Compared with a traditional computer display, the headgear provided improvements in dry eye parameters.
09/16/2019

Peters’ Anomaly Eyes Steadily Decline Over Time

Kids with this rare condition had suboptimal outcomes with penetrating keratoplasty and required multiple surgeries for secondary glaucoma.
09/16/2019

ICU Patients’ Eyes at Risk

Enforcing new protocols would ward off exposure-related complications and subsequent ocular morbidity.
09/13/2019

Keep Imaging Tool Consistent in Diabetes Monitoring

SD-OCT and SS-OCT each have a purpose for these patients.
09/13/2019

AI Does Double Duty in Cataract Detection

The new technology achieved an almost perfect score in diagnosing cataracts.
09/13/2019

Smartphones Cause Brief Pressure Spikes

Surgical patients had fewer IOP increases those treated medically, study says.
09/12/2019

Gene Therapy Benefits Patients with Retinal Disorder

Currently, no approved treatment for choroideremia exists.
09/12/2019

Endophthalmitis Rare Post-cataract Surgery

Younger age, combined surgeries and anterior vitrectomy were all risk factors.
09/12/2019

Smart Cane Increases Independence for Visually Impaired

Bluetooth device can attach to cane, detect obstacles and perform navigation.
09/11/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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