Review of Systems

Exploring the link between systemic disease and the eye. By Carlo J. Pelino, OD, and Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD

A Common Denominator

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder that can have ocular implications.
05/15/2020

Out of Rhythm

While amiodarone is highly effective, long-term use is associated with concerning ocular side effects.
03/15/2020

Flower in the Eye, Smoke in the Brain

The appearance of a characteristic optic nerve may signify systemic or intracranial vascular abnormalities.
01/15/2020

Common Tumor, Unlikely Location

Lymphoma may present anywhere in the body but is rare in the eye.
11/15/2019

Beyond the Pale

The ophthalmic manifestations of Waardenburg syndrome may be striking—making the diagnosis easy.
09/15/2019

Pattern Recognition

Not all gene mutations are benign, especially when they affect the retina.
07/15/2019

A Paralyzing Etiology

Patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome face significant systemic and ocular complications, including optic disc edema.
05/15/2019

CMV: Old Foe, New Victims

Immunocompromised patients aren’t the only ones at risk from cytomegalovirus.
03/15/2019

All Vessels, Great and Small

In vasculitis, inflammation can lead to serious problems in multiple body systems, including the eye.
01/15/2019

ION: Low Pressure, High Risk

Infarction of the optic nerve has many systemic implications to guard against.
11/20/2018

Upcoming Events

August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 30-November 1, 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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