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Minisclerals Pose Visual Challenges Over Time

An increase in post-lens fluid negatively influenced low-contrast visual acuity.
12/13/2019

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.
12/13/2019

Cognitive Complaints Linked to AMD

Researchers show that memory dysfunction often comes on the heels of macular disease.
12/13/2019

KCN Impacts IOL Formulas

Keratometry measures may help avoid hyperopic outcomes.
12/12/2019

Crowdsourcing Can Detect Dry Eye

Data from a smartphone app was able to identify diagnosed and undiagnosed patients and pinpoint risk factors.
12/12/2019

Age, Surgery Tied to Chronic Uveitis

Still, one-third of patients achieved remission within five years.
12/12/2019

RNFL a Better Measure in Glaucoma Diagnosis

Compared with Bruch’s membrane, the nerve fiber was more accurate to track.
12/11/2019

Post-op Drops Costly for Healthcare System

CMS could save $118 million a year by switching to generics, researchers say.
12/11/2019

New Demodex Diagnostic Technique Proposed

Removing cylindrical dandruff and applying lateral tension to the eyelash without epilation exposes the most mites.
12/11/2019

Night-driving Questionnaire Matches Performance

A patient’s ability to navigate the roads in the dark can be assessed without getting behind the wheel.
12/10/2019

Upcoming Events

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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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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February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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