COVID-19

Vision Expo West 2020 Cancelled

Organizers announce decision to move offerings for attendees and exhibitors online.
07/09/2020

Rethink Uveitis Therapy During COVID-19

Experts advise using local over systemic corticosteroid therapy in high-risk individuals.
07/08/2020

Masks Up, Shields Up

Keeping everyone safe during COVID-19 might kill some much-needed brain cells in the process.
06/15/2020

Another Attempt to Understand Ocular COVID Risk

Molecular testing of cell-surface properties describes a potential framework for how the virus may enter the conjunctiva.
06/05/2020

How to Calm Patients’ Nerves About COVID

Most practices are now open for routine care. Here’s how to prepare your patients for your new safety protocols.
06/03/2020

MD Ponders Topical Prophylaxis Against COVID-19

The factors that make the ocular surface vulnerable to the virus could be blocked with eyedrop therapy, an ophthalmologist speculates.
06/01/2020

COVID and the Retina

Researchers note hyper-reflective lesions in ganglion cell and inner plexiform layers.
05/27/2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Uveitis Management

In light of the global pandemic, eyecare providers now have more to consider when caring for these patients.
05/27/2020

Research Summarizes Ocular Surface-COVID Interaction

Coronaviruses are uncommonly associated with conjunctivitis, a study suggests.
05/21/2020

Low Risk of Contracting COVID-19 from Tears

Samples showed negative results, despite positive nasopharyngeal swab samples.
05/20/2020

Upcoming Events

October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

Register here

October 4, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

Register here

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
8:00am-12:15pm EST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

Register here

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