Research

Biologics: A Rising Drug Class for Non-infectious Ocular Inflammation

Two studies suggest beneficial outcomes for treating uveitis.
03/19/2019

Science Gives Mice Infrared Sight

An injection allowed them to convert infrared light into green light, creating a biological approximation of night vision goggles.
03/11/2019

CBD Won’t Reduce IOP

The trendy marijuana derivative may actually cancel out benefits of THC.
02/06/2019

Cultured Stem Cells Coaxed into Various Ocular Cells

The groundbreaking work might pave the way for new therapies to treat an array of retinal, corneal and neuro-ophthalmic diseases.
01/21/2019

One More Reason to Avoid Eye Rubbing

A primate model shows extreme IOP elevations with the practice.
09/12/2018

Researchers Call For Standard Convergence Insufficiency Testing

Near vision has never been so important, and so at risk.
09/03/2018

What’s Behind Opportunistic Infection?

A study finds harmful microorganisms reside in protected niches of the conjunctiva.
08/31/2018

Gene Therapy Aims to Restore Color to Achromatopsia

A new designation from the FDA could speed the process.
08/30/2018

Subfoveal Fluid Common After Vitrectomy

New imaging research backs the utility of drainage
08/09/2018

Eye Bond Bill Comes to Capitol Hill

Advocates look to private investors as a new funding source for preclinical studies.
07/24/2018

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 (COPE approval pending)

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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 (COPE approval pending)

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