Cornea

Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis Increases KCN Risk

These patients are 2.25 times more likely than eyes without AKC to develop keratoconus.
07/07/2020

Low Risk of Post-EK Complications

Those undergoing surgery for a prior failed graft had the highest rate of adverse effects.
07/06/2020

Researchers One Step Closer to Drug Delivery Lenses

Study finds gelatin methacrylate a biocompatible material suitable for delivering therapeutics.
07/06/2020

Derm Drug May Work Against Corneal Infiltrates

When subepithelial infiltrates resist immunosuppressive measures, topical tacrolimus 0.03% may help.
07/06/2020

Specialty Lenses Alter Eye Structure in Keratoconus

Study finds distinct scleral and corneal peripheral changes.
06/26/2020

Corneal Staining Linked to Reading, Driving Issues in DED

The impact on reading speed increased with visual straining tasks in DED patients.
06/24/2020

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.
06/24/2020

Corneal Changes in Kids with Uveitis Linked to Surgery

Preventing complications that require intraocular treatment may minimize long-term damage.
06/22/2020

Kids Do Well With Limbal Stem Cell Transplant

Still, 25% of eyes in the study had either total or partial surface failure.
06/18/2020

Corneal and Lens Power Unchanged by Atropine

Measures remained stable with 0.5%, 0.025% and 0.01% concentrations.
06/18/2020

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Location:
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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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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