Ocular Surface Review

A expert clinician gives step-by-step advice on how to care for dry eye and other chronic disorders of the ocular surface. By Paul M. Karpecki, OD

Shed Some Light on DED

New IPL technology can help you meet the needs of this growing patient population.
12/15/2019

Pressure on the Surface

Glaucoma patients using topical therapy often spiral into chronic dry eye. Here’s why.
10/15/2019

Disinfect the Natural Way

New hypochlorous acid options are making this a viable antimicrobial solution. Here’s how to choose—and use—it correctly.
08/15/2019

Dry Eye Therapy: Getting Nosy

A review of the science behind nasal stimulation can help you understand the new tech targeting the trigeminal nerve.
06/15/2019

The Cornea’s Limited Vocabulary

With only five possible dysfunctions, it should be easy to figure out what’s wrong.
04/15/2019

Grow Some Nerve

A new treatment holds promise for helping patients with neurotrophic keratitis.
02/15/2019

The Many Methods of MGD

More options for cleaning and treating the lid margins and meibomian glands means better patient care.
11/20/2018

Re-think Autologous Serum

Clinicians are turning to this therapy earlier and more frequently, as new products make serum-derived tears easier to obtain and use.
10/15/2018

The Dry Eye Misalignment

If dry eye comes with headaches, neck/shoulder pain and eyestrain, it may be trigeminal dysphoria.
08/15/2018

White: Not Just for Brides

The FDA recently approved a new over-the-counter alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist designed to clear your patients’ red eyes.
06/15/2018

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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