Snip and Squeeze: Canaliculitis

Surgery may be the best option for patients with this condition.

Pediatric CXL Shows Long-term Safety, But Don’t Rush It

Untreated eyes in the same patients did not display progression over five years, researchers found.

First Artificial Iris Gets FDA Approval

It reduces photophobia and improves quality of life in congenital aniridia and related cases.

Non-invasive Refractive Correction Shows Promise

Researchers are turning to crosslinking to alter corneal curvature.

The ‘Tube vs. Trab’ Battle Rages On

While one holds an advantage in IOP control, the other has higher corneal graft survival rates for post-PK patients.

Topography-guided LASIK Somewhat More Precise than SMILE

Both are safe and effective in refractive error correction but some high-end results favored topo-LASIK.

DALK Can Improve Vision-related QOL

Patients who underwent the procedure notched steady gains for over a year.

Phakic IOLs Better Than Excimer Laser for Myopia and Astigmatism

Research suggests this procedure could hold advantages in two distinct areas.

KPro Decentration May Result in Astigmatism

Researchers found greater effect in the pseudophakic eye.

A Calculated Risk

Not every patient will succeed with presbyopic IOLs, but judicious patient selection and education can help you improve their chances.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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