Systemic Disease

Reduced Outflow Governs Uveitic Glaucoma

Consider medication washout before treating these patients, study advises.
09/17/2019

Oral Prednisone Causes IOP Spikes in Kids

This treatment for autoimmune hepatitis increased pressure for 60% of children.
09/11/2019

Think Local Steroids for Iatrogenic Uveitis

Topical and intravitreal options are effective for cancer therapy–associated disease.
08/26/2019

The Optometrist and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Learn to keep your snoring patients’ increased risk of disease from keeping you up at night.
08/15/2019

Hypoxia from Sleep Apnea Affects the Cornea

Reduced blood oxygen levels correlate with lower central corneal thickness and endothelial cell density.
08/12/2019

Vitamin D Keeps Uveitis Away

Sun exposure was also associated with disease inactivity in affected patients.
07/31/2019

Think Incisional PI, Not Laser, for Uveitis

YAG survival rate was just 70 days compared with 11 years for scalpel-based procedures.
07/24/2019

Adnexal Diseases Tough to Treat

Majority of patients relapse post treatment, and EOM and trigeminal nerve branch enlargements may be secondary lesions.
07/19/2019

Don’t Let Debilitation Progress

Suspect MS when patients present with optic nerve pallor and neuritis.
07/15/2019

Cancer Experts Pinpoint Ideal Therapies for Lymphoma

Radiation and chemo each extended survival rates in well-selected patients.
06/20/2019

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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