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This new procedure may eliminate the need for a corneal transplant.

Glaucoma Care: Easing the Pressure

Two new products are bound to simplify treatment regimens for your patients.

An Unnerving Situation

Newer minimally invasive surgical techniques exist to reinnervate a neurotrophic cornea.

Gearing up for Laser and Minor Surgery: Advice from Experts

When advanced procedures become part of your state’s optometric scope of practice, use these tips to efficiently and confidently add them to your clinic.

Take Charge of Cataract Care with Laser Capsulotomy

Alleviating PCO—the most common complication of cataract surgery—is well within optometry’s skill set. Learn how to offer this valuable service to your patients.

Be All That You Can Be

Not every OD needs surgical privileges. But that it’s even possible shows just how ample the opportunities are to serve the public good.

Laser Focused

Consider these advanced surgical procedures in your practice.

Picking a Procedure

Previous surgeries can complicate what operation works best for patients with endothelial dysfunction.

DMEK Shows Good Visual Acuity Gains in Uncomplicated Eyes

Most achieved 20/32 vision by one year post-op in a recent study. Transplant failure and rejection rate were also low.

The Case Against Optometry: How Detractors Argue Glaucoma Surgery is for MDs

In a position paper, the AGS cites reasons including “insufficient” training and a lack of evidence to support that scope expansion improves eyecare access.

Upcoming Events

December 8-9, 2023

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (COPE Accreditation Pending)

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December 9-10, 2023

Retina Update 2023
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 11 LIVE COPE credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 14, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: April Jasper, OD, and Mitch Ibach, OD
Webinar: 10:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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