Systemic Disease

Adnexal Diseases Tough to Treat

Majority of patients relapse post treatment, and EOM and trigeminal nerve branch enlargements may be secondary lesions.
07/19/2019

Don’t Let Debilitation Progress

Suspect MS when patients present with optic nerve pallor and neuritis.
07/15/2019

Cancer Experts Pinpoint Ideal Therapies for Lymphoma

Radiation and chemo each extended survival rates in well-selected patients.
06/20/2019

My Patient Has Scleritis...Now What?

The initial diagnosis may be quick, but that’s only the beginning. Follow these steps to discover the root cause and set yourself on the right track for a successful outcome.
06/15/2019

Oxygen-Delivery Diseases Worsen Diabetic Retinopathy

Conditions such as anemia make progression more likely.
05/31/2019

Surgery Uses Perichondrium to Restore Scleral Integrity

Stem cells in the graft of the connective tissue heal scleral necrosis.
05/29/2019

Lid Retraction in Thyroid Eye Disease Slow to Normalize

A family history is linked to a lower chance of normalization.
05/24/2019

Retinopathy Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease

Progression of both conditions may stem from common risk factors.
05/23/2019

Pediatric Uveitis Due to Rheumatic Disease Persists

A 40-year follow up revealed 10% eventually went blind.
05/22/2019

Kidney Problems Associated with Diabetic Retinopathy

End-stage renal disease increases the risk of DR.
05/08/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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