Kids Can Tolerate Objective BKC Test

An imaging device can speedily produce a diagnosis without much fuss from children.

Early MK Surgery Minimizes Post-op Recurrence

Fungal etiologies, retro-iris exudates, coexisting endophthalmitis and large grafts were all risk factors.

New Genes Linked With Corneal Disease

They may be the key to understanding more about the origins of keratoconus.

Certain Corneal Cells Not Influenced by CL Wear

Still, younger patients may have a lower density in their central corneal cell makeup.

Watch for OSD in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

More than 90% of patients have severe ocular complications, new data suggests.

Keratoconus: A Family Matter

Clinicians should screen close relatives of their patients with the condition.

Reduced Corneal Sensitivity Precedes Neuropathy

Non-contact estheiometry determined lower nerve branch density in diabetics.

Scleral Lenses May Mask Keratoconus Progression

Corneal flattening observed in both non-CXL and CXL eyes after two and five hours of wear.

Photosensitized Crosslinking Stiffens Cornea

Even without oxygen, the technique is successful—possibly expanding its applications.

Sutureless Technique Treats Persistent Epithelial Defects

Combined amniotic membrane and bandage lens is a novel and effective method.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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 (COPE approval pending)

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