Systemic Disease

Fetal Alcohol Diagnoses Impact Vision

Refractive errors, strabismus and fundus abnormalities are common in these patients.

Valsalva Maneuver A Danger to the At-risk Eye

Heart rate and IOP changes cause concern for patients at risk of glaucoma.

MRI Can Pinpoint Rare Orbital Disease

Langerhans cell histiocytosis can imitate other diseases, but imaging can help distinguish its true nature.

Skip Steroids in Thygeson Patients

Tacrolimus can resolve superficial punctate keratitis in 72 hours.

TED Causes Distinct VF Defect Patterns

Inferior scotomas were most common.

Of Grave Concern?

Can a patient’s dry, scratchy eyes portend an underlying disease?

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.

Age, Surgery Tied to Chronic Uveitis

Still, one-third of patients achieved remission within five years.

Brain Tumor Treatments Linked to Glaucoma

Research shows which patients are likely to develop this secondary condition.

Hormone Therapy Harms Ocular Surface

Aromatase inhibitors linked to increased eye pain and reduced meibum expressibility.

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 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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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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