Neuro-ophthalmic Disorders

AI Helps Diagnose Optic Neuropathies

Machine learning coupled with traditional imaging helps pinpoint pseudopapilledema.
09/04/2019

Cataract Patients at Increased Risk of NAION

They were more than two times more likely to develop the condition than controls.
08/30/2019

No Racial Imbalance in GCA Cases

However, literature suggests the disease may affect women more than men.
08/21/2019

Keep All Options on the Table for Dragged Fovea Diplopia

Fresnel prism and Bangerter filter showed promise as alternative treatments.
08/14/2019

Pseudoexfoliation Can Alter Pupils

Research identifies metrics that can help anticipate glaucoma onset..
08/12/2019

Observe, Don’t Treat Radiation Neuropathy

Intravitreal therapy provided no significant difference in visual acuity or optic atrophy development.
07/29/2019

Don’t Let Debilitation Progress

Suspect MS when patients present with optic nerve pallor and neuritis.
07/15/2019

A Paralyzing Etiology

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

Zapping an Enzyme Helps Optic Nerve Recovery

Arginase 2 known to cause inflammation.
02/22/2019

Finding Time to Decompress

Consider all possible treatments when dealing with thyroid eye disease.
01/15/2019

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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