Hemianopic Field Loss Worse in Left Eyes

Physicians should critically evaluate their patients’ pain control needs, study says.

Clinical Tools Don’t Predict 3D Visual Demands

In-office testing falls short of real-world needs, new research shows.

Vision Screening Catches Pediatric Refractive Errors

Astigmatism tops the list of the vision problems kids face, with hyperopia also common.

Myopia Control: Every Diopter Matters

Lowering a patient’s refractive error by 1D can save them up to a year of visual impairment.

Binocular Therapy Met with Skepticism

Smaller cases revealed more promising results, but two large and rigorous trials showed inferior performance.

Digital Specs Improve Visual Awareness

The new tech helped identify hazardous objects by enlarging the functional field of view.

Firearm Injuries Lead to Permanent Vision Loss in Youth

Black American male children are at the greatest risk of irreversible damage.

Few Glaucoma Patients Develop Catastrophic Vision Loss

In 30 years, only two patients went blind before they died.

Screening Toddlers? Any VA Chart Will Do

Three common options were highly accurate in detecting significant refractive errors.

Dark Chocolate Light on Eye Benefits

The flavanol-rich treat may have fooled researchers who suggested it can aid ocular blood flow.

Upcoming Events

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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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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