Systemic Disease

CNS Disease: In the Eye and in Your Chair

These systemic conditions are on the rise, and new research suggests we can catch early signs with an eye exam. Here’s what you need to know.
11/15/2020

Targeted Dexamethasone May Help With MG

The cure rate was 85.7% in this small, prospective study of Chinese patients.
11/12/2020

Identify Sjögren’s With Four Questions

A simple screening questionnaire could help you catch these patients earlier than ever before.
10/27/2020

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
09/07/2020

Optometry’s Role in the Diabetes Epidemic

If you can get all patients—but especially those at risk—to focus on these five lifestyle modifications, the benefits would be immense.
07/15/2020

Navigating Retinal Necrosis

This rare, acute disorder can be tied to a number of systemic diseases.
07/15/2020

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.
06/24/2020

Retinopathy Progression Tied to Uptick in Cardiovascular Issues

Investigation found retinal-vascular pathology was associated with macrovascular disease.
06/19/2020

Racing the Rundle Against Thyroid Eye Disease

A new clinical approach to this condition may give patients a fighting chance at recovery.
06/15/2020

Address Renal Failure Issues Before IOL Implantation

Monitoring RBC, hemoglobin, creatinine and urea levels could help predict post-op visual outcomes.
06/09/2020

Upcoming Events

December 1, 2020

Modern Management of Hyphema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Andrew S. Gurwood, OD and Marc D. Myers, OD
8:00pm EST 

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December 1, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

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December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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