OCT Conquers Imaging Segment

The technology’s gains come at the expense of fundus photography and intravenous FA, which both decreased in the United States.

Pattern Recognition

Not all gene mutations are benign, especially when they affect the retina.

Not For the Best

You uncover an abnormality during the dilated fundus exam of a 16-year-old with no family history available. Now what?

AMD Linked to Toxins, Oxidative Stress

Study found high levels of lead and arsenic in eyes with both early- and late-stage disease.

OCT-A Detects Nonperfusion Better Than FA

Changes in DME patients evident after one month after third anti-VEGF injection.

Aspirin Gets Green Light for AMD Patients

Study included participants from AREDS and AREDS2.

OCT-A Isolates Diabetes-Affected Structures

Non-invasive capabilities can predict progression.

Central Retinal Thinning Uncommon in DME

Atrophy patients had a higher central subfield thickness and lower best-corrected visual acuity.

Eylea Use Up, Lucentis and Avastin Down

Medicare study shows trends in anti-VEGF injections.

Vitreolysis Patients Unhappy With Results

While they had a less dense vitreous than untreated controls, their visual function was similar.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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