News and Events

125 Years of Optometry: A Timeline

Milestones in the profession, cultural events of the day, and the evolution of this publication.
07/21/2016

Optometry’s Lifelong Friend

This magazine was created 125 years ago to be “a fountainhead of reliable information,” and has held itself to that standard ever since.
07/21/2016

Act ACCORDingly: Rein in Blood Sugar, Reduce Retinopathy Risk

Can short-term tight glycemic control stem disease progression for a lifetime? A new study offers encouragement.
06/29/2016

News Review

Blindness on the Rise | Diabetic Retinopathy | Exercise, Caffeine, and the Eyes | Zika and the Retina
06/16/2016

News Review

FDA Approval for CXL | Controversy in Alaska | Remembering Larry Alexander | Vision Expo East
05/15/2016

Vision Expo East 2016: Enrich Your Knowledge Base

The New York meeting is known for its world-class education as well as its exhibits.
03/15/2016

News Review

Statins for AMD | Improving Glaucoma Surgery | Highway Signs Revisited
03/15/2016

Tap Into the Big Picture at SECO 2016

This year’s congress has a lot to offer novice and experienced optometrists alike.
02/15/2016

News Review

Keratoconus Risk Factors | Genetic Basis of POAG | Glaucoma and Yoga
02/15/2016

Heart Drug With AMD Connection

A medication that assists in heart conditions has the potential to increase the risk of AMD and Alzheimer’s disease.
01/15/2016

Upcoming Events

October 7-9, 2016

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments 
Location: Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia
Up to 19 CE Credits*
Register here

October 21-22, 2016

Topic: East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Va
Up to 12 CE Credits*
Register here

November 19, 2016

Topic: Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: JW Marriott Houston, Houston, Texas
Up to 6 CE Credits*
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