Pre-op IOP, Angle Pigment Predict SLT Success

Findings from a large cohort reveal age, total SLT power, severity of glaucoma and prior treatments were not associated with success or failure.

Anesthesia Helpful for Pediatric CXL Patients

Uncooperative patients, particularly those with developmental delay, may find this a safe and efficient option.

Phacotrabeculectomy Better But Risky

The surgery reduces IOP and glaucoma medications in angle closure eyes but has more post-op complications.

CXL Adds Little to LASIK

Visual acuity and refractive stability were comparable between both groups.

Prescribe Fewer Opioids for Corneal Surgery

Physicians should critically evaluate their patients’ pain control needs, study says.

ONH Changes Associated With Trabs

RNFL thickness, unaffected by surgery, may be a more effective way to measure glaucoma progression.

Opioids on the Rise After Ocular Surgery

Race, income and geography play a role in the amount of prescriptions filled.

Consider Soft Steroids After PK

Review reveals moderate to severe steroid-induced ocular hypertension underestimated.

LSCD Patients Fare Well With Autografts

The conjunctival limbal procedure provided long-term ocular surface stability and visual outcome success.

Investigators on the Fence About SLT

While not inferior to topical medication, the laser procedure didn’t wow researchers, either.

Upcoming Events

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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2019 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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February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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