Surgery

Eyelid Hygiene Before LASIK Reduces Dry Eye Symptoms

Positive changes include decrease in MGD severity and increase in tear break-up time.
12/18/2018

Spot Remover

Cut it, burn it, freeze it, laser it—there are plenty of ways to tackle xanthelasma.
12/15/2018

Minor Surgery, Major Progress

Some ODs are quietly dropping the ‘co’ from ‘surgical comanagement.’ And they just got a surprise new ally.
12/15/2018

Corneal Compromise: How to Assess the Risk of Post-LASIK Ectasia

Before recommending laser vision correction, optometrists can spot patients likely to suffer complications.
12/15/2018

The Preoperative Ocular Surface Checkup

Before any invasive procedures, ODs need to clear the patient and pretreat underlying issues.
12/15/2018

A Second Opinion on Surgery

A patient looks for a medical option to avoid an operation.
12/15/2018

SMILE Incision Size Doesn’t Exacerbate Dry Eye Symptoms

Study recommends larger incision sites when in the learning period of the surgery.
12/11/2018

Myopic LASIK Safe, Effective for Asian Eyes

The surgery improved visual outcomes for this population, a recent study finds.
12/11/2018

Study: Suturing Post-LASIK Epithelial Ingrowths Has Little Impact

Researchers suggest procedure outcomes are comparable with or without add-ons.
11/30/2018

Cardiovascular Stressors Raise Cataract Risk

Excess weight, diabetes and hypertension all were implicated.
11/28/2018

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

 

March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

2018 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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