Diagnostics

Macular OCT Can Miss Complete PVD

The tool’s sensitivity for detecting complete PVD alone was 71%.
11/20/2019

BMO Info Doesn’t Aid in Glaucoma Diagnosis

The addition of Bruch’s membrane measurements didn’t make a difference when detecting the condition.
11/14/2019

Time of Day Matters with OCT Parameters

Optic nerve measures vary between morning and night, throwing off repeatability.
11/12/2019

Fasting Causes Adverse Ocular Changes

OCT-A images picked up physiological alterations among healthy patients.
11/11/2019

OCT in Glaucoma: Mind Your Membranes

The imaging device may not be the best option when patients have an ERM.
11/05/2019

Opt for En Face OCT to ID Glaucoma

Deviation maps misidentified RNFL defects almost 19% of the time.
11/01/2019

Researchers Pinpoint Neuroretinal Rim Influences

Values were affected by age and race, but not by sex.
10/22/2019

Electronic Charts Best for Central Vision Loss

Patients read up to three letters more when visual tracking isn’t an issue.
10/17/2019

OCT-A Measures Circumpapillary RNFL

Study shows the technique’s capabilities are useful.
10/16/2019

Deep RNFL Layer Associated with Functional Change

SD-OCT can help show the structure behind visual field loss in glaucoma.
10/15/2019

Upcoming Events

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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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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