Technology

Kids Tolerate 3D VR Games Well

Children fared better than adults in discomfort and after-effects.
08/15/2019

Optometry in the Age of Disruption: Doctors vs. Online Vendors

These companies prioritize cost and convenience over quality eye care and the doctor-patient relationship. Here’s how to defuse the threat they pose.
08/15/2019

Blue Light Exposure at Night Increases Sugar Consumption

Diurnal rat study finds appetite control and food choice altered.
07/23/2019

Maryland Implements Screen Safety Guidelines

The state moves to limit digital device use in schools. A critic calls the policy “profoundly mediocre.”
07/17/2019

Smart Lenses Can Read IOP

An investigation shows the potential of contacts with embedded monitoring sensors.
07/12/2019

OCT-A Isolates Diabetes-Affected Structures

Non-invasive capabilities can predict progression.
07/09/2019

AI Bests MDs on Optic Neuropathy Diagnosis

The silicon was more accurate than the humans—and took just one-tenth as long.
07/03/2019

OCT-A Shows Microvascular Glaucomatous Damage

Small bloodflow changes may correlate with disease severity.
07/01/2019

AI Offers Alternative to Manual DR Grading

The system performed just as well as, if not better than, traditional methods.
06/28/2019

Deep Learning Identifies Geographic Atrophy

Models demonstrated high accuracy for automated detection, a recent study found.
06/21/2019

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 

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