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.

Visual Field Defects Amenable to Peripheral Prism

The modality allows patients to detect obstacles posing a collision threat.

Reality Check: Protecting Ocular Health from Headset Hazards

Devices are expanding your patients’ visual landscapes. What are they doing to their eyes?

True Colors

Diagnosing and monitoring ocular disease isn’t always black-and-white.

Surgery Not a Factor for Kids with Albinism

Vision improves in the second decade of life, with or without this intervention.

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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