Systemic Disease

Reduced Outflow Governs Uveitic Glaucoma

Consider medication washout before treating these patients, study advises.

Oral Prednisone Causes IOP Spikes in Kids

This treatment for autoimmune hepatitis increased pressure for 60% of children.

Think Local Steroids for Iatrogenic Uveitis

Topical and intravitreal options are effective for cancer therapy–associated disease.

The Optometrist and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Learn to keep your snoring patients’ increased risk of disease from keeping you up at night.

Hypoxia from Sleep Apnea Affects the Cornea

Reduced blood oxygen levels correlate with lower central corneal thickness and endothelial cell density.

Vitamin D Keeps Uveitis Away

Sun exposure was also associated with disease inactivity in affected patients.

Think Incisional PI, Not Laser, for Uveitis

YAG survival rate was just 70 days compared with 11 years for scalpel-based procedures.

Adnexal Diseases Tough to Treat

Majority of patients relapse post treatment, and EOM and trigeminal nerve branch enlargements may be secondary lesions.

Don’t Let Debilitation Progress

Suspect MS when patients present with optic nerve pallor and neuritis.

Cancer Experts Pinpoint Ideal Therapies for Lymphoma

Radiation and chemo each extended survival rates in well-selected patients.

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

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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 

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