Surgery

Phacotrabeculectomy Better But Risky

The surgery reduces IOP and glaucoma medications in angle closure eyes but has more post-op complications.
11/20/2019

CXL Adds Little to LASIK

Visual acuity and refractive stability were comparable between both groups.
11/19/2019

Prescribe Fewer Opioids for Corneal Surgery

Physicians should critically evaluate their patients’ pain control needs, study says.
11/18/2019

ONH Changes Associated With Trabs

RNFL thickness, unaffected by surgery, may be a more effective way to measure glaucoma progression.
10/17/2019

Opioids on the Rise After Ocular Surgery

Race, income and geography play a role in the amount of prescriptions filled.
10/09/2019

Consider Soft Steroids After PK

Review reveals moderate to severe steroid-induced ocular hypertension underestimated.
09/25/2019

LSCD Patients Fare Well With Autografts

The conjunctival limbal procedure provided long-term ocular surface stability and visual outcome success.
09/24/2019

Investigators on the Fence About SLT

While not inferior to topical medication, the laser procedure didn’t wow researchers, either.
09/23/2019

Iris Implants Pose Ocular Health Risks

Study found more than 90% of eyes had at least one complication.
09/06/2019

Early Post-op DME Patients Show OCT Anomaly

The findings were not present before surgery, and disappeared two years after.
08/16/2019

Upcoming Events

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 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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