Vision

Smart Cane Increases Independence for Visually Impaired

Bluetooth device can attach to cane, detect obstacles and perform navigation.
09/11/2019

Teen Goes Blind From Poor Diet

Eating foods lacking B vitamins led to nutritional optic neuropathy.
09/05/2019

IOP Fluctuation May Induce VF Deterioration

This parameter was a significant and independent predictor in patients with POAG.
08/23/2019

Yellow Lenses No Help in Night Driving

Tinted glasses are the same as wearing sunglasses, researcher says.
08/15/2019

Perfecting Prism

Don’t back down from this life-changing treatment. Here’s where to start.
08/15/2019

New Insights Into Anisometropic Amblyopia

Research shows methods for determining treatment.
08/07/2019

Contact Lenses Implicated in Visual Fatigue

The modality, moreso than glasses, yields larger accommodative lag and variability.
08/02/2019

Near Work Thins the Ciliary Muscle

Myopes showed a sustained lens power increase.
08/01/2019

Bifocals Treat Strabismus in Down Syndrome

These spectacles can help patients with developmental conditions repair ocular alignment, according to a new study.
07/29/2019

Avoid Visual Crowding For Central Vision Loss

Increased inter-word spacing with dynamic, horizontally scrolling text may improve reading experience and performance.
07/29/2019

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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