Time to Reconsider PKP Success Rates

This procedure might not be the best solution for everyone after all, with only a 76% success rate at five years.

Cell Injection Therapy Shows Good Long-term Results

Normal corneal thickness was attained in 10 of 11 eyes at five years.

Customized CXL Receives Good Marks

Corrected distance vision improved from 0.19±0.06 to 0.11±0.04 LogMAR at six months.

Antidepressant Reduces Corneal Nerve Pain

Nortriptyline was effective in relieving symptoms by as much as 22%.

Corneal Dystrophies Front to Back

This stepwise approach can help you diagnose and manage these conditions.

Scleral Lenses Could Help Infectious Keratitis

These lenses could provide an alternative vehicle for antibiotic.

Corneal Sensitivity Increases in Contact Lens Discomfort

Eyes become more sensitive to temperature with lens wear.

Vitamin D a Predictive Factor in Keratoconus

Decreased levels significantly increase the condition’s probability.

DMEK/DSEK Better for Lowering IOP

Study patients’ pressures were higher in PKP patients, as were their need for post-op steroids.

Eye Drops May Skew Keratometry Readings

Astigmatism changed more than 0.50D in 34.4% of dry eyes that used high-viscosity eye drops. Study found central corneal edema was primarily stromal in nature.

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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
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Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
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