Systemic Disease

Tacrolimus May Help With Scleritis

These topical drops had a positive effect on eyes unresponsive to topical steroids.
05/25/2020

Hormonal Therapy Linked With Uveitis

Exposure increased the risk of this sight-threatening condition.
05/11/2020

Severe OSA and RVO May Present Together

In-office questionnaires could help detect these cases and separate them by urgency.
05/01/2020

Consider Drug Washout for Stabilized Uveitic Glaucoma

Still, intraocular pressure remained higher in patients with POAG and OHT.
04/29/2020

Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Reduce Retinal Measures

These affect nerve fiber layer thickness, arterial blood flow and vessel diameter, and oxygen saturation.
04/21/2020

ARMOR Update: Ocular Antibiotic Resistance Still Prevalent

New data shows efficacy remains a problem, although resistance profiles haven’t changed much.
04/20/2020

Anterior Uveitis Visual Outcomes Favorable

Vision loss is uncommon, but uveitic glaucoma is its most common cause.
04/15/2020

Patient Perspective Counts in Uveitis

Researchers devise an outcome measurement that takes experience into account.
04/13/2020

HIV Testing Recommended in Ocular Syphilis Patients

Study found 23.7% of people with the eye condition also had undetected HIV.
04/10/2020

Glaucoma, Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Linked

The risk of XFG increases by 40% for those with this type of cancer.
04/03/2020

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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