Squinting Boosts Vision for Astigmats

Research reveals mechanics behind pseudoaccommodation for against-the-rule astigmatism.

Keep Low Vision Care Close to Home

New tinted lenses reduce glare from age-related conditions, manufacturer says.

TED Causes Distinct VF Defect Patterns

Inferior scotomas were most common.

Visual Field Fluctuation Predictors Revealed

Novel findings included Asian descent, cataract surgery and faster visual field loss.

A Workup Protocol for Transient Vision Loss

When a patient’s vision switches on and off, it’s time for a serious investigation. Here’s what to look for and where to refer.

Night-driving Questionnaire Matches Performance

A patient’s ability to navigate the roads in the dark can be assessed without getting behind the wheel.

When Fungal Keratitis Leads to Vision Loss

Irregular astigmatism and scar density top the list of factors associated with impairment.

ODs Needed in Georgia

State-level prevalence projections show uptick in demand in some states.

Amblyopia to Double by 2040

Currently, Europe has the highest prevalence at 2.90%.

Hemianopic Field Loss Worse in Left Eyes

Study shows more difficulty adjusting to partial vision loss on the port side.

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
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Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
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