Elderly Vision Impaired Face Greater Discrimination

Research shows reduced sight can impact senior treatment.

Yoked Prisms Have Scant Impact on Vision

The common treatment shows little evidence of success.

Visual Impairment Leads to Depression

Mental health is threatened by age-related sight loss.

Comfort, Vision Inter-related in Contact Lens Satisfaction

Which parameter is more important depends on the patient’s visual status.

Visual Problems High in Acute Stroke Survivors

Impaired central vision followed by eye movement disorders impact this population the most.

Hospital Use and Costs Higher for Vision Loss Patients

Addressing difficulties nationwide could potentially bring $500 million in savings.

Subjective Vision Matters Most to Presbyopes

Satisfaction and stability are key predictors of patients’ willingness to purchase multifocal contact lenses.

Reading Drug Labels is Impossible For Emerging Presbyopes

For these patients, font sizes less than 1mm can’t be read at any distance.

Better Nutrition May Protect Against Amblyopia

Study says children with the condition could benefit from vitamin B12, folate.

Spotting the Telltale Signs of Plaquenil Toxicity

Subtle but characteristic alterations on OCT are often your first clue.

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 (COPE approval pending)

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