Systemic Disease

From Alpha to Omega: How Fatty Acids Fight Dry Eye

A better understanding of the mechanisms of action can help you prescribe these supplements—and educate patients.
05/15/2017

Orbital Mucormycosis On the Attack

Not all cellulitis cases are what they seem. Know when you may be facing this rare but ravaging pathogen before it’s too late.
05/15/2017

Concussion, CTE and the Visual System

Current research suggests a role for optometric care on the playing field and in other settings where concussion and traumatic brain injury are prevalent.
05/15/2017

How Antibiotics Work—and Why They Sometimes Don’t

Before reaching for the Rx pad, know the drug, the patient and the disease.
04/15/2017

Caring for the Chronic Patient

The changing care model is making these patients more challenging than ever.
04/15/2017

News Review

AMD | Retinal Disease | Laser Procedures | Stem Cells
04/15/2017

Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Optometrists should be on the lookout for symptoms of CTE in patients with a history of repetitive head trauma, especially those who play contact sports.
03/15/2017

Dry Eye: A Young Person’s Disease?

The literature shows symptoms are no longer limited to older patients. Here’s what that means for your practice.
02/15/2017

Managing a Cat-tastrophe

A bacterial infection transferred from a pet can lead to urgent eye issues.
02/15/2017

Smoke (or Vapor) Gets in Your Eyes: Part Two

Traditional pipes, water pipes and electronic cigarettes are highly popular. Are they harming us and our children?
01/15/2017

Upcoming Events

June 8-11, 2017

New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club, Orlando, FL
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 18 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

November 3-5, 2017

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Registration opens April 2017

February 16-20, 2018

SkiVision 2018
Location: Westin Snowmass Conference Center, Aspen, CO
Speakers: Murray Fingeret, OD & Leo Semes, OD 
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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