Optometric Study Center

How Environment and Genetics Give Rise to Myopia

More than half of the world’s population will be myopic by 2050. What factors are causing this epidemic?
01/15/2019

Dry Eye Disease: Know Your Comorbidities

Dry, irritated eyes can be one of the trickiest clinical findings. These systemic associations may be the key.
11/20/2018

The ABCs of Radiologic Testing

Clinicians should be prepared to order CT and MRI should the need arise. Patients’ lives may count on it.
10/15/2018

Warding off the Blues

Blue light has its pros and cons. Here’s how to help your patients manage it for the best systemic and ocular outcomes.
06/15/2018

Managing Uveitis With Steroids and Biologic Agents

The latest developments for this condition are based on underlying immunologic mechanisms. Here’s what that means for your practice.
05/15/2018

Protocols and Pitfalls in Topical Steroid Use

It’s always a balancing act between benefit and side effects. Here’s how to keep patients safe while treating with steroids.
04/15/2018

Thyroid Disease: A Delicate Balance Disrupted

This diagnosis isn’t as cut-and-dry as you think; be prepared to manage both hyper- and hypothyroid patients.
02/15/2018

Positive Visual Phenomena: Etiologies Beyond the Eye

Prepare to investigate the many non-ocular events that cause patients to see flashes or bright lights.
01/15/2018

The Origins and Management of Contact Lens Discomfort

Understanding how this irritating nuisance develops is the first step toward fighting its deleterious effects.
11/15/2017

Kids and Pharmaceuticals: How to Tailor Your Therapy

Treating infections in a pediatric population can be tricky. These tips and tricks can help.
10/15/2017

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

 

March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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