Optometry Needed More in Urgent Referral Care

The overburdened and dwindling subspecialty of neuro-ophthalmology inevitably means that ODs will see more patients who require prompt, accurate triaging.

Lit Review Sheds Light on Early Myopic Maculopathy

Fundus tessellations’ prevalence varied from 43% to 94%, with an older demographic.

Short- and Long-term Anti-VEGF Outcomes Differ in BRVO

For the latter, predictors of visual acuity included an intact EZ band and foveal bulge.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improves VA in RAO Patients

This unconventional method was found safe and effective when administered twice daily until revascularization of the central retinal artery.

OCT-A Modification Reveals Retinal Capillaries in FAZ

Extending the time between scans allows the slower blood flow in this region to be imaged, which could potentially help distinguish diseased eyes earlier.

Choroidal Assessment Helps Stratify Complication Risk in High Myopia

Researchers found that a baseline thickness cutoff of 40μm was significantly associated with the presence of myopic maculopathies.

Reveal Hidden Retinal Disease Using FAF Imaging

This marker of metabolic activity lights up what’s beneath the surface.

The Wild and Woolly World of Anti-VEGF in 2023

A once-simple treatment protocol has gotten more sophisticated—and complicated—by novel drug compounds, varied dosing regimens and sustained-release delivery methods. Here’s the current state of affairs.

Electrify Your Exams

ERGs document neuronal function—and dysfunction—in retinal conditions to aid differential diagnosis and monitor progression.

Real-world Results of Gene Therapy Show Its Merits in Hereditary Vision Loss

Subretinal injection of voretigene neparvovec achieved stable median BCVA and mean retinal thickness, and improvements in low-level luminance VA up to 32 months, but new chorioretinal atrophy appeared in 50% of treated eyes.

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October 3, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Damon Dierker, OD, and Jennifer Loh, MD
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October 5, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
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Presenters: Mile Brujic, OD, and Sheri Rowen, MD
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October 11, 2023

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
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Presenters: Nora Cothran, OD, and Michael Chaglasian, OD
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