Systemic Disease

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

Pentosan Polysulfate Causes Macular Damage

Masked graders found its traits were unique from hereditary forms of maculopathy.
06/04/2020

Refractive Surgery Safe for Some Autoimmune Patients

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus showed favorable outcomes.
05/28/2020

Comorbid Cognitive and Visual Decline Requires Urgent Attention

Older adults with both conditions had more severe activity limitations.
05/28/2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Uveitis Management

In light of the global pandemic, eyecare providers now have more to consider when caring for these patients.
05/27/2020

Tacrolimus May Help With Scleritis

These topical drops had a positive effect on eyes unresponsive to topical steroids.
05/25/2020

Hormonal Therapy Linked With Uveitis

Exposure increased the risk of this sight-threatening condition.
05/11/2020

Upcoming Events

July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

Register here

August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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