Research

Binocular Therapy Met with Skepticism

Smaller cases revealed more promising results, but two large and rigorous trials showed inferior performance.
10/29/2019

Biologics: A Rising Drug Class for Non-infectious Ocular Inflammation

Two studies suggest beneficial outcomes for treating uveitis.
03/19/2019

Science Gives Mice Infrared Sight

An injection allowed them to convert infrared light into green light, creating a biological approximation of night vision goggles.
03/11/2019

CBD Won’t Reduce IOP

The trendy marijuana derivative may actually cancel out benefits of THC.
02/06/2019

Cultured Stem Cells Coaxed into Various Ocular Cells

The groundbreaking work might pave the way for new therapies to treat an array of retinal, corneal and neuro-ophthalmic diseases.
01/21/2019

One More Reason to Avoid Eye Rubbing

A primate model shows extreme IOP elevations with the practice.
09/12/2018

Researchers Call For Standard Convergence Insufficiency Testing

Near vision has never been so important, and so at risk.
09/03/2018

What’s Behind Opportunistic Infection?

A study finds harmful microorganisms reside in protected niches of the conjunctiva.
08/31/2018

Gene Therapy Aims to Restore Color to Achromatopsia

A new designation from the FDA could speed the process.
08/30/2018

Subfoveal Fluid Common After Vitrectomy

New imaging research backs the utility of drainage
08/09/2018

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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