In Vivo Confocal Microscopy Improves Corneal Diagnosis

For patients with a rare genetic disorder, the newer technology is superior to slit lamp exams.

Scleral Vault Implicated in Bleb Formation

Excessive clearance could lead to less oxygen and more carbon dioxide.

Treat MRSA Keratitis with Less for Longer

Still, a 5% dosage of vancomycin was found to be most effective.

Povidone-Iodine Quashes Adenovirus

A single dose administered in-office lowered signs, symptoms and viral titers.

Retina Safe from CXL’s UVA Radiation

The current protocol keeps exposure below the damage threshold.

CXL Linked to Keratocyte Changes

This increases the risk of corneal opacification and perforation post-procedure.

Study: MLT Leaves Cornea Intact

A single session of the laser treatment lowers IOP, but doesn’t wound the cornea.

Proliferative DR Patients at Risk for Endothelial Decompensation

Additional measures should be taken to reduce this threat prior to intraocular surgery.

HZO On the Rise

Study reported a 3.6% jump in new cases despite widespread vaccination.

Early Marker May Predict Ortho-K Success

The greater the refractive shift by one month predicts long-term outcomes.

Upcoming Events

December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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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