Review of Systems

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

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

There’s a Killer on the Loose

Patient history and visual field testing can help ODs catch cases of glioblastoma multiforme before it’s too late.
09/15/2018

Don’t Berry this Clinical Finding

Retinal astrocytic hamartomas are the most common ocular finding in tuberous sclerosis complex.
07/15/2018

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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March 21, 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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March 22, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Houston
Location: The Whitehall Houston
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approval pending, TOB approval pending)

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