Screening Toddlers? Any VA Chart Will Do

Three common options were highly accurate in detecting significant refractive errors.

Get Up and Move to Manage DED

Physical inactivity, prolonged sedentary behaviors and device use are all associated with increased prevalence.

Mites Not Limited to the Eyelashes

Demodex blepharitis is associated with facial demodicosis.

Dark Chocolate Light on Eye Benefits

The flavanol-rich treat may have fooled researchers who suggested it can aid ocular blood flow.

Scleral Lens Terminology Guide Comes to Fruition

A common language, if adopted, would improve exchanges between doctors and manufacturers.

Anti-VEGF Drugs Detected in Breast Milk

Ranibizumab and aflibercept were discovered a few days after injection.

Map Patterns Predict Fuchs’

The risk of progression increased according to the number of parameters present.

Dynamic Retinoscopy Can Assess Accommodation

Objective technique and open-field autorefraction agreement was less than two diopters.

AI Gets As and Bs in Glaucoma Detection and Referral

Algorithm fared better than specialists in some cases.

Patients Wary of Low Vision Products

Social stigma and the fear of losing a job topped the list of reasons these tools gather dust.

Upcoming Events

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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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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