Elderly Need Earlier, More Regular Refractions

Doing so will help ODs provide adequate prescriptions and reduce vision-associated cognitive decline.

Tilted Disc Syndrome Shifts Line of Sight

This measurement may be a key element to intraocular lens success.

Understanding Visual Deficits in Concussed Adolescents

Accommodation and vergence dysfunction affect developmental eye movement testing.

Binocular Vision and Sports Concussions: A Bad Combo

Visual symptoms negatively impact cognitive assessment of acute injuries on the field.

Cataract Patients Carry Significant Burden of Pre-op Astigmatism

A recent study suggests correcting this complication during surgery.

Myopic Shift More Likely in Nuclear Cataract Patients

The study that discovered this finding was the first to analyze refractive error over a period of 20 years.

Uncorrected Refractive Error Found in 50% of Housebound Elderly

French study highlights the need for more outreach to vulnerable populations.

Identified: Toxins that Increase Contrast Sensitivity Impairment

Cadmium exposure and smoking are among the top contributors to the problem.

LASIK an Option for Monovision

Researcher shows the treatment can address presbyopic emmetropic patients.

Full-field Prisms Don’t Make the Cut

Fixation shift contraindicates this technique for hemianopia patients.

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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2018 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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