Retina

Retinopathy Can Worsen Genetic Disorder

Inflammatory condition may lead to vision loss in pseudoxanthoma elasticum patients.
08/20/2019

Choroid Varies With Sex, Perinatal Characteristics

A thicker subfoveal area was associated with females and bigger babies.
08/15/2019

That’s Egg on Your Face

When a patient presents with a combination of progressive vision blur and a particular retinal appearance, all signs point to one diagnosis.
08/15/2019

New Biomarkers Discovered for Best Disease

Patients who are rapid progressors may benefit the most from genetic therapies.
08/09/2019

Pseudodrusen Prevalence Predicts GA

It’s also associated with a higher genetic risk score.
08/07/2019

Expect RNFL Loss in Diabetes

Three-year follow-up shows changes before clinically evident damage.
08/07/2019

OCT-A Tracks Ocular Effects of Preeclampsia

The modality shows retinal microvascular changes undetected with a clinical exam.
08/06/2019

Don’t Wait to Treat Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Chronic cases present with choroidal flow disturbances even after symptoms cease.
08/06/2019

Gene Therapy: Pricey But Worth It

The savings over a lifetime make voretigene for retinal dystrophies a viable treatment option.
07/31/2019

Outcomes Differ For Siblings with Stargardt’s

The finding complicates familial prognostication and brings previous associations into question.
07/30/2019

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 

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