Cornea and Contact Lens Q and A

Talkin’ Toxicity

Consider the potential adverse effects associated with Blenrep before initiating use for myeloma treatment.
09/15/2022

In the Clear

Current evidence suggests the possibility of prion transmission is relatively low and should not rule out affected patients from donating blood.
08/15/2022

HSVK Reoccurrence and Risk of Resistance

The more episodes a patient has, the less likely they may be to respond to antivirals due to prolonged treatment.
07/15/2022

Herpes Hassles

A history of HSK is not always a contraindication for CXL; active infection is.
05/15/2022

Out for Blood

This dry eye treatment may not be first on your list, but it’s worth taking into consideration.
04/15/2022

Water, Sclerals Don’t Mix

Exposure increases the chances of microbial infection.
03/15/2022

Using CXL as ‘Bug Killer’

When meds alone don’t bring resolution, consider photodynamic therapy with rose bengal and UV-A.
02/15/2022

KCN Again?

Keratoconus development post-corneal transplantation may be harder to explain, but timely detection and treatment is the best course of action for successful visual outcomes.
01/15/2022

Step Up To LK

There are several treatment options for lipid keratopathy, some of which achieve better results than others.
12/15/2021

Scleral Decentration: The Workaround

Center-near aspherics help achieve multifocal correction with this modality, but they don’t come without problems.
11/15/2021

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
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