Retina

Ortho-K Improves Chorioretinal Blood Flow in Myopia

Retinal thickness also increased, study finds.
09/28/2022

Fibrosis Progresses Most in First 12 Months of nAMD

Its rate of development slows down over time, study finds.
09/28/2022

Stroke Associated with Increased Prevalence of Ocular Disease

Findings also revealed a close relationship with mild to moderate and severe visual impairment in individuals with hypertension.
09/26/2022

Microperimetry Poses Promising Approach for Predicting AMD Disease Progression

Recent findings showed that mean retinal sensitivity was a particularly useful tool in this patient population.
09/23/2022

Smoking Intensity Associated with Glaucoma Progression

The more packs per year, the higher the RNFL thinning rate, a recent study finds.
09/22/2022

ILM Peeling for Idiopathic Macular Hole May Cause Functional Damage

Retinal layer distortion could be the culprit behind resulting scotomas.
09/21/2022

OCT, OCT-A Useful in Identifying VA Decline in Glaucoma

Several macular parameters were associated with vision loss in moderate to advanced stages.
09/19/2022

Nascent GA Development May Help Predict Progression

This specific photoreceptor degeneration is a better indicator than incomplete RPE and outer retinal atrophy.
09/16/2022

Age, Primary Site Among Independent Risk Factors for Survival in Uveal Melanoma

Others include histological type, T-stage and treatment in patients without metastases.
09/16/2022

Lower Birth Weight, Younger Gestational Age Associated With Higher Rates of ROP

A number of other factors, including prolonged duration of oxygen therapy, increased the risk of this condition.
09/15/2022

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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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