Diabetes

Retinal and Corneal Changes Distinct in DR

The worse the condition, the lower the corneal nerve fiber density.
10/04/2019

Nepafenac Improves Dilation in Diabetes Patients

Combination therapy with cyclopentolate can be useful for routine exams and pre-surgery.
09/19/2019

Pericytes in Peril

Cell dropout is at the root of the microvascular aneurysms characteristic of diabetic retinopathy.
09/15/2019

Keep Imaging Tool Consistent in Diabetes Monitoring

SD-OCT and SS-OCT each have a purpose for these patients.
09/13/2019

Tele-retina Services Save Money

This program optimizes diabetic retinopathy screening for those most in need.
09/09/2019

Researchers Find New Diagnostic Clues in Tears

Substance P may operate as a potential biomarker in diabetes.
09/06/2019

DR Info Lacking on the Web

Common medical websites are failing patients looking for information on the disease.
09/04/2019

Kids with Diabetes Have Thicker Choroids

Serum cholesterol concentration and family history of hypertension are influencing factors.
09/03/2019

Choroidal Changes Correlate with DR Severity

Thinner vessels may be an early signifier of diabetic retinopathy.
09/03/2019

AI-assisted Retinal Screening Shows Promise

This technology could provide DR screenings in areas that lack specialist access.
08/22/2019

Upcoming Events

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 

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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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