Tough Choroidal Disease Differentials Clarified

The initial diagnosis of either multifocal choroiditis or punctate inner choroidopathy remained stable for most eyes in the study.

Skipping Doctor Visits Can Worsen AMD

Poor exam adherence correlated with greater decrease in vision.

Chemo Effective Long-term for Retinoblastoma

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.

Sinking the Floaters

With laser indications proliferating, optometry can do more to address patients troubled by the benign debris.

Some Wet AMD Patients Retain VA Gain After Stopping Treatment

Three years after halting anti-VEGF therapy, 6.4% of participants could still see well.

Subfoveal Choroid Possible Marker of Preeclampsia

Study finds thickness increases proportionally with severity of the condition.

Topical Steroid Successful in Macular Hole Closure

Nine eyes with secondary full-thickness macular holes were treated with difluprednate.

GA Lesion Size Doesn’t Predict Visual Function

Despite consistent decline over 48 weeks, measures not correlated with area.

Anti-VEGF Prevents Radiation-induced Vision Loss

Pilot study suggests monthly injections could benefit high-risk choroidal melanoma patients.

AMD Risk: Fellow Eye Status Tells the Tale

Research shows a higher risk of progression when choroidal neovascularization is present in the other eye.

Upcoming Events

March 21, 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
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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March 22, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Houston
Location: The Whitehall Houston
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
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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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