Systemic Disease

Stroke Associated with Increased Prevalence of Ocular Disease

Findings also revealed a close relationship with mild to moderate and severe visual impairment in individuals with hypertension.
09/26/2022

Patient Questionnaire Helps Assess Visual Effects of Parkinson’s

Routine use can help identify issues even in subclinical disease.
09/20/2022

Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes Ocular Surface Changes

These occur in both eyes despite the unilaterality of the condition, suggesting a bilateral mechanism, study says.
09/15/2022

Fibromyalgia Signs Visible in Retina

Spectral-domain OCT parameters enabled the identification of affected eyes.
09/01/2022

Cardiovascular Health May Predict Ocular Health

Some modifiable risk factors were associated with thinning of the retina and likelihood of glaucoma.
08/17/2022

Cancer Drug Associated with Adverse Ocular Events

These widely used agents may increase the risk of epiphora, CME and optic neuropathy, study finds.
08/15/2022

Retinal Imaging Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk

Photos obtained in eye clinics could be useful secondary referral tools to identify at-risk patients.
02/08/2022

Anemia Common in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Patients

Researchers suggest a direct relationship between the two after more than half of study cases cleared up with treatment only addressing the underlying anemia.
12/23/2021

First-line Echinocandins Effective Against Candida

Ocular candidiasis responded best to this antifungal treatment within 12 hours, study finds.
10/01/2021

VI Associated with Two-fold Greater Risk of Chronic Disease

This association seemed to persist no matter the age group, study finds.
09/28/2021

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
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