Smart Cane Increases Independence for Visually Impaired

Bluetooth device can attach to cane, detect obstacles and perform navigation.

Teen Goes Blind From Poor Diet

Eating foods lacking B vitamins led to nutritional optic neuropathy.

IOP Fluctuation May Induce VF Deterioration

This parameter was a significant and independent predictor in patients with POAG.

Yellow Lenses No Help in Night Driving

Tinted glasses are the same as wearing sunglasses, researcher says.

Perfecting Prism

Don’t back down from this life-changing treatment. Here’s where to start.

New Insights Into Anisometropic Amblyopia

Research shows methods for determining treatment.

Contact Lenses Implicated in Visual Fatigue

The modality, moreso than glasses, yields larger accommodative lag and variability.

Near Work Thins the Ciliary Muscle

Myopes showed a sustained lens power increase.

Bifocals Treat Strabismus in Down Syndrome

These spectacles can help patients with developmental conditions repair ocular alignment, according to a new study.

Avoid Visual Crowding For Central Vision Loss

Increased inter-word spacing with dynamic, horizontally scrolling text may improve reading experience and performance.

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
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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
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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
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