Surgery

New MIGS Hits Clinical Trials

The next supraciliary drainage device shows promising results in Europe.
07/03/2019

Replenish the Epithelium

Patients with limbal stem cell deficiency may require surgical intervention to protect against severe adverse events.
06/15/2019

Surgery Uses Perichondrium to Restore Scleral Integrity

Stem cells in the graft of the connective tissue heal scleral necrosis.
05/29/2019

Dynamic Contour Tonometry Ideal for Glaucoma Progression

It’s especially well-suited to patients with history of laser refractive surgery.
05/23/2019

The Unkindest Cut

A leading surgical society uses its antipathy toward optometry as a selling point, limiting its own prospects.
05/15/2019

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.
05/03/2019

DR Therapy Reduces Reading Ability

Panretinal photocoagulation can worsen acuity and speed—and overall quality of life.
04/17/2019

Just Zap It

Floaters are a nuisance for everyone. When they affect vision, consider referring for vitreolysis.
04/15/2019

Repeat PK Promotes Better Healing than Primary Surgery

Multiple procedures stimulated more activated keratocytes.
03/28/2019

DMEK An Option for Herpes Simplex

The surgery improves CDVA in patients, but study also finds high rate of post-op complications.
03/12/2019

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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