Contacts Keep Surgery at Bay in Some Dystrophies

Therapeutic lenses slowed nodular lesion progression in gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy but didn’t improve visual acuity.

Pinpointing the Problem

Amiodarone doesn’t usually have a significant effect on vision. But be more vigilant when it’s used in a patient with other acuity-reducing issues.

Research Disputes Popular Pterygia Theory

Investigators disprove a long-suspected explanation.

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.

Clues to Pellucid Marginal Degeneration Identified

These parameters can help differentiate it from keratoconus.

Corneal Herpes Cases on the Rise

Research shows adult Caucasian women have the highest incidence.

Statin Therapy Yields Higher Corneal Clarity

Patients in their 60s on this therapy had the clearest corneas.

Corneal Opacity Treatment Goes High-Tech

An intraocular projector could bring bionic capabilities to patients who are poor candidates for other therapies.

Study Shows Benefits of Accelerated Crosslinking Technique

Five-year results demonstrate that the method reduced risks.

Indian, Asian KC Patients Present With More Severe Indicators

This finding may prove useful for determining management strategies.

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May 17-19, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye CareNashville, TN
Location: Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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