The Essentials

The Ophthalmic Workhorse

Phenylephrine’s effect on the sympathetic nervous system provides numerous applications far beyond dilation.
11/15/2020

The Gang’s (Not) All Here

RGC death is the hallmark of glaucomatous damage—and it can now be captured with OCT.
09/15/2020

RVOs: Detour Ahead

The formation of collateral vessels may help you understand the severity of the occlusion.
07/15/2020

Track the Hill of Vision

The visual field mean deviation is key when assessing glaucomatous changes.
05/15/2020

A Peek at the Pinhole

This simple test can quickly categorize a patient’s reduced vision as either refractive or pathological. Here’s what else it can do.
03/15/2020

Accommodation in Peril

More patients are struggling with their near vision these days. Here’s why and how you can help.
01/15/2020

The Who and Why of MRI

Diffusion-weighted imaging can be crucial to confirm a number of ophthalmic disorders.
11/15/2019

Pericytes in Peril

Cell dropout is at the root of the microvascular aneurysms characteristic of diabetic retinopathy.
09/15/2019

Crusin’ for Drusen

These clinical findings are more elusive than you might think, and they don’t always indicate macular degeneration.
07/15/2019

What Snellen Ain’t Tellin’

Contrast sensitivity testing can help identify visual changes an acuity test might miss.
05/16/2019

Upcoming Events

December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 8 Live COPE credits and 4 enduring online credits

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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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