Systemic Disease

Tacrolimus May Help With Scleritis

These topical drops had a positive effect on eyes unresponsive to topical steroids.

Hormonal Therapy Linked With Uveitis

Exposure increased the risk of this sight-threatening condition.

Severe OSA and RVO May Present Together

In-office questionnaires could help detect these cases and separate them by urgency.

Consider Drug Washout for Stabilized Uveitic Glaucoma

Still, intraocular pressure remained higher in patients with POAG and OHT.

Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Reduce Retinal Measures

These affect nerve fiber layer thickness, arterial blood flow and vessel diameter, and oxygen saturation.

ARMOR Update: Ocular Antibiotic Resistance Still Prevalent

New data shows efficacy remains a problem, although resistance profiles haven’t changed much.

Anterior Uveitis Visual Outcomes Favorable

Vision loss is uncommon, but uveitic glaucoma is its most common cause.

Patient Perspective Counts in Uveitis

Researchers devise an outcome measurement that takes experience into account.

HIV Testing Recommended in Ocular Syphilis Patients

Study found 23.7% of people with the eye condition also had undetected HIV.

Glaucoma, Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Linked

The risk of XFG increases by 40% for those with this type of cancer.

Upcoming Events

August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 30-November 1, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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