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New Eyecare Telehealth Platform Launches

Remote access extends the reach of your practice, Topcon says.
12/03/2020

California ODs Push to Administer COVID Vaccines

Along with dentists in the state, optometrists suggest the “all hands on deck” approach will help take the burden off primary care doctors.
12/03/2020

CXL Timing May Not Match QOL Need

Patients need improvement in quality of life before progression begins, research suggests.
12/03/2020

New Stem Cell Therapy Might Regrow Stroma

This treatment presents a promising new option with successful outcomes and no need for donor tissue.
12/03/2020

Mismanagement Tops List of Glaucoma Lawsuits

Failure to diagnose the condition was close behind, due in part to insufficient examination, study finds.
12/03/2020

Think-tank to Explore Lifestyle Influences on Dry Eye

The experts at TFOS announce new initiative.
12/02/2020

Keratoconus Surgery Stabilizes Vision

This microkeratome-assisted lamellar keratoplasty technique improved outcomes with minimal complications long-term.
12/02/2020

Hormone Therapy Not Linked to RAO or RVO

Over 200,000 women who filled a prescription didn’t appear to have an increased risk of developing either ocular condition.
12/02/2020

Video Games May Help Mild Amblyopia

These patients experienced improvements in distance and stereo acuity.
12/02/2020

COVID-19 Patients Face Retinal Complications

Those who recovered had significantly lower vessel densities.
12/01/2020

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December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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