Surgery

Arkansas ODs Victorious Against Referendum

The court rules that the medical lobby didn’t meet the requirements to put the issue on the general-election ballot.
09/17/2020

Reoperation Rates after RD Vary with Age

Older patients were more likely to need more than one procedure for noncomplex RD repair.
09/17/2020

Cell Injection Therapy Shows Good Long-term Results

Normal corneal thickness was attained in 10 of 11 eyes at five years.
09/17/2020

Run, Don’t Walk Toward Endophthalmitis Care

Patients who sought care sooner rather than later experienced significantly better VA outcomes.
08/18/2020

Stop the Drop?

Newer drug options are quickly making a name for themselves when it comes to post-op care.
08/15/2020

Antibiotics Worth It Post-oculofacial Surgery

Surgical site infections were more common in those who used a mineral oil/petrolatum-based ointment.
07/30/2020

Keep This MIGS On The Radar

Surgeons have much to gain when they add the Hydrus Microstent to their arsenal.
06/15/2020

SLT Cuts IOP 19% in Mild/Moderate Glaucoma

Surgical procedure’s success in the fellow eye was a strong indicator in IOP outcomes.
05/22/2020

Most Epi-on CXL Haze Resolves Within a Year

How this relates to the procedure’s effectiveness is less clear.
04/23/2020

Measure Post-CXL Corneal Thickness With Care

Research suggests ultrasound pachymetry may be a better tool for moderate keratoconus and eyes that have undergone crosslinking.
04/22/2020

Upcoming Events

December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 8 Live COPE credits and 4 enduring online credits

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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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