Worse Vision Means Better Spectacle Compliance

Teasing and bullying, however, discourage spectacle correction.

Convergence Insufficiency Diagnostic Criteria: An Unmet Need

Clinicians use a range of approaches, leading to inaccurate or missed diagnoses.

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.

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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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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