Vision

Cataract Patients Carry Significant Burden of Pre-op Astigmatism

A recent study suggests correcting this complication during surgery.
10/09/2018

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.
10/08/2018

Uncorrected Refractive Error Found in 50% of Housebound Elderly

French study highlights the need for more outreach to vulnerable populations.
09/27/2018

Identified: Toxins that Increase Contrast Sensitivity Impairment

Cadmium exposure and smoking are among the top contributors to the problem.
09/25/2018

LASIK an Option for Monovision

Researcher shows the treatment can address presbyopic emmetropic patients.
09/24/2018

Full-field Prisms Don’t Make the Cut

Fixation shift contraindicates this technique for hemianopia patients.
09/20/2018

Visual Field Defects Amenable to Peripheral Prism

The modality allows patients to detect obstacles posing a collision threat.
09/19/2018

Reality Check: Protecting Ocular Health from Headset Hazards

Devices are expanding your patients’ visual landscapes. What are they doing to their eyes?
09/15/2018

True Colors

Diagnosing and monitoring ocular disease isn’t always black-and-white.
09/15/2018

Surgery Not a Factor for Kids with Albinism

Vision improves in the second decade of life, with or without this intervention.
09/07/2018

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

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

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