Retina

The Pressure is On

A young patient’s eyes might explain his headaches.
01/15/2020

Crisis Management

When a patient with end-stage kidney disease develops visual symptoms, you may have an emergency on your hands.
01/15/2020

OCT Reveals At-risk Metamorphopsia Patients

In those with epiretinal membrane, a particular presentation is associated with the visual distortion.
01/14/2020

Anti-VEGF Injections Could Lead To RPE Atrophy

In patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, treatment could have a deleterious side effect.
01/13/2020

Long-term Anti-VEGF Use Threatens Optic Nerve

The more injections an AMD patient has, the higher their risk of developing ischemic optic neuropathy.
01/10/2020

Retinal Tear Repair Varies Based on Day of the Week

Patients treated on Sundays generally needed a second surgery within 30 days
12/31/2019

CNV: Is a Loading Dose Unnecessary?

PRN was just as effective as more intensive anti-VEGF treatment.
12/31/2019

Vessel Density Linked to AMD Pathogenesis

Eyes with the exudative form had smaller retinal vessel densities that remained unaffected by anti-VEGF.
12/30/2019

GA Linked with Lesion Progression

The condition had a severe functional impact on study participants.
12/27/2019

Anti-VEGF Eliminates Activity in nAMD

The effect of treatment on leakage and fluid favored eyes with predominantly classic lesions.
12/24/2019

Upcoming Events

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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April 16-18, 2020

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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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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