Neuro

Adjust Your OCT Measures with Optic Neuropathies

The disc-foveal angle affects RNFL thickness measures in superior oblique palsy and large amounts of torsion.
09/10/2019

Researchers Find New Diagnostic Clues in Tears

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

Teen Goes Blind From Poor Diet

Eating foods lacking B vitamins led to nutritional optic neuropathy.
09/05/2019

Neuro Drugs Can Ease Ocular Pain

Gabapentinoids and nerve blocks eased symptoms in patients who didn’t respond to traditional ocular treatments.
06/26/2019

Alzheimer’s Drug Preserves the Post-trauma Retina

A mouse model shows galantamine may be effective against optic neuropathy.
06/17/2019

CN III Model Determines Need for Neuroimaging

Consider age, pupillary reaction and history of trauma when deciding.
06/07/2019

A Paralyzing Etiology

Patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome face significant systemic and ocular complications, including optic disc edema.
05/15/2019

Alzheimer’s Drug May Treat Normal Tension Glaucoma

Donepezil showed neuroprotective effect on retinal ganglion cells.
05/09/2019

Tear Biomarkers May Foretell Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Screening for these two debilitating diseases may become part of future eye exam protocols.
05/01/2019

Dementia, Alzheimer’s Patients At Risk for AMD

In addition, ocular exam findings could suggest a need for a neuro consult.
04/26/2019

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

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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 

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