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Myopic LASIK Safe, Effective for Asian Eyes

The surgery improved visual outcomes for this population, a recent study finds.
12/11/2018

Presbyopia Onset Earlier for East Asians Than Previously Thought

Age and education factors for higher add power.
12/06/2018

Elderly Need Earlier, More Regular Refractions

Doing so will help ODs provide adequate prescriptions and reduce vision-associated cognitive decline.
12/03/2018

Letters to the Editor

Here, we reply to some of the criticism, praise and suggestions generated by one of our recent features.
09/15/2018

Tropicamide May Substitute for Cyclopentolate

However, researchers advice caution when using it in young patients.
08/03/2018

Astigmatism Linked to Cognitive and Language Deficits

To kids, it's not just an annoyance—it's an impediment to learning.
07/12/2018

Good Vision, Mental Sharpness in Seniors Go Hand-in-Hand

Maintaining optimal vision may prevent cognitive decline.
07/09/2018

Non-cycloplegic Refractions Increase Risk for Misdiagnosis

Clinicians may overestimate myopia by more than 12% without it.
06/29/2018

How to Spot Vision Exam “Cheaters”

Those who misrepresented answers had greater variability in responses.
06/14/2018

Another Study Touts Improved Depth Perception from Video Games

Stereoacuity remained stable after six months.
06/13/2018

Upcoming Events

December 14-15, 2018

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

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)
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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

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