Systemic Disease

Severe Dry Eye Pain Linked to Systemic Issues

Some patients with intense ocular discomfort had a history of fibromyalgia and depression.
01/22/2020

Tubercular Choroiditis Guidelines Established

New consensus statements address how to initiate and manage treatment for this challenging condition.
01/21/2020

Chronic Kidney Disease Linked with Vision Impairment

Findings suggest that these patients are more likely to have ocular issues.
01/20/2020

Fetal Alcohol Diagnoses Impact Vision

Refractive errors, strabismus and fundus abnormalities are common in these patients.
01/17/2020

Valsalva Maneuver A Danger to the At-risk Eye

Heart rate and IOP changes cause concern for patients at risk of glaucoma.
01/14/2020

MRI Can Pinpoint Rare Orbital Disease

Langerhans cell histiocytosis can imitate other diseases, but imaging can help distinguish its true nature.
01/03/2020

Skip Steroids in Thygeson Patients

Tacrolimus can resolve superficial punctate keratitis in 72 hours.
12/27/2019

TED Causes Distinct VF Defect Patterns

Inferior scotomas were most common.
12/27/2019

Of Grave Concern?

Can a patient’s dry, scratchy eyes portend an underlying disease?
12/15/2019

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.
12/13/2019

Upcoming Events

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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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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