CNV Reduces Local AMD Progression

This finding may guide future CNV management and atrophy progression prevention efforts.

Declining Vision, Dosing Intervals Go Hand-in-hand

Some wet AMD patients also upped their treatments more than the recommended dosage.

Electronic Charts Best for Central Vision Loss

Patients read up to three letters more when visual tracking isn’t an issue.

Demographics Tied to Vision Loss in AMD

Dry AMD patients who didn’t follow up were 2.25 times more likely to present with worse visual acuity.

OCT-A Measures Circumpapillary RNFL

Study shows the technique’s capabilities are useful.

Blame Blunt Trauma for Most Pediatric Macular Holes

Visual acuity improves after closure, except when lesions are present.

The Larry Alexander Resident Case Report Contest: When and How To Treat Optic Disc Pit Maculopathy

This rare presentation has both medical and surgical treatment options. Be prepared with comprehensive knowledge of both.

Facedown Showdown

Everyone agrees timely macular hole intervention is crucial—but post-op positioning is up for debate.

Be Home Before Dark

Can imaging help find a course of action for a patient with lifelong myopia who is now experiencing progressive vision loss?

Dark Chocolate Light on Eye Benefits

The flavanol-rich treat may have fooled researchers who suggested it can aid ocular blood flow.

Upcoming Events

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 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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