Research Re-evaluates Global AMD Incidence

The pooled annual incidences of early and late disease were 1.59% and 0.19%, respectively.

Most Uveitic Macular Edema Resolves Over Time

Over seven years, 94% of cases cleared up, but beware of relapse.

GP Adaption Unaffected By Size or Coatings

Time, not lens diameter or lubricity, improved comfort and bulbar redness in new wearers.

Time to Reconsider PKP Success Rates

This procedure might not be the best solution for everyone after all, with only a 76% success rate at five years.

OCT-A Shows Optic Nerve Changes With Dilation

After a combination of tropicamide and phenylephrine, optic nerve head density decreased by 0.6% in healthy eyes.

Check For Subretinal Lipid Globules on OCT

These retinal structures are frequently seen in eyes undergoing anti-VEGF treatment for AMD.

Photoscreening Can Estimate Amblyogenic Risk

However, study finds proper follow-up necessary to take advantage of early detection.

AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.

Macular Shape Not a Factor in Retinal Detachment

Myopic patients with a dome-shaped macula remained visually stable over four years.

Glasses: A New Barrier to COVID?

Researchers in China believe they have uncovered evidence that eyeglasses confer a significant protection from infection with COVID-19.

Upcoming Events

September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
8:00pm EST

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST | 8:00am-12:15pm PST
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