Cornea

CXL Timing May Not Match QOL Need

Patients need improvement in quality of life before progression begins, research suggests.
12/03/2020

New Stem Cell Therapy Might Regrow Stroma

This treatment presents a promising new option with successful outcomes and no need for donor tissue.
12/03/2020

Keratoconus Surgery Stabilizes Vision

This microkeratome-assisted lamellar keratoplasty technique improved outcomes with minimal complications long-term.
12/02/2020

MK Risk Elevated After Corneal Transplant

These patients had a graft infection rate of 4.77%, with gram-positive organisms being the main culprit.
11/24/2020

GPs Remain Modality of Choice For KC

Study shows corneal flattening induced by lens wear.
11/23/2020

Drainage Devices Successfully Lower IOP in PK Eyes

At least 70% of patients were controlled during the 10-year follow-up, while corneal grafts were not as lucky.
11/23/2020

Scleral Lenses Reduce Post-op Astigmatism

Post-PK patients demonstrated improved visual acuity with this modality.
11/17/2020

Heart to Heart

Concurrent keratoconus and systemic disease may, or may not, be connected.
11/15/2020

AK Diagnosis: Don’t Stop at One PCR Assay

Sensitivity increased to 93.8% or 100% by combining two or three samples, respectively.
11/12/2020

Donor Source Dictates PK Graft Survival

Younger age and higher endothelial cell count lead to better long-term optical graft survival.
11/10/2020

Upcoming Events

December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 8 Live COPE credits and 4 enduring online credits

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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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