Kids Tolerate 3D VR Games Well

Children fared better than adults in discomfort and after-effects.

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.

Blue Light Exposure at Night Increases Sugar Consumption

Diurnal rat study finds appetite control and food choice altered.

Maryland Implements Screen Safety Guidelines

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

Smart Lenses Can Read IOP

An investigation shows the potential of contacts with embedded monitoring sensors.

OCT-A Isolates Diabetes-Affected Structures

Non-invasive capabilities can predict progression.

AI Bests MDs on Optic Neuropathy Diagnosis

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

OCT-A Shows Microvascular Glaucomatous Damage

Small bloodflow changes may correlate with disease severity.

AI Offers Alternative to Manual DR Grading

The system performed just as well as, if not better than, traditional methods.

Deep Learning Identifies Geographic Atrophy

Models demonstrated high accuracy for automated detection, a recent study found.

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
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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
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