Minisclerals Pose Visual Challenges Over Time

An increase in post-lens fluid negatively influenced low-contrast visual acuity.

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

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

Cognitive Complaints Linked to AMD

Researchers show that memory dysfunction often comes on the heels of macular disease.

KCN Impacts IOL Formulas

Keratometry measures may help avoid hyperopic outcomes.

Crowdsourcing Can Detect Dry Eye

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

Age, Surgery Tied to Chronic Uveitis

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

RNFL a Better Measure in Glaucoma Diagnosis

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

Post-op Drops Costly for Healthcare System

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

New Demodex Diagnostic Technique Proposed

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

Night-driving Questionnaire Matches Performance

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

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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