Diagnostics

Refractive Error Distorts OCT Measurements

Eyes with high myopia or hyperopia sometimes yield inaccurate RNFL measurements, leading to potential misdiagnosis of glaucoma.
11/08/2021

Binocular Contrast Summation Preserved in Eye Disease

Add this to your monocular function assessment for more complete data, researchers suggest.
10/25/2021

Overnight Contact Lens Wearers Exhibit Limbal Vasculature Changes

Anterior segment OCT-A was able to help pinpoint these alterations, study shows.
10/11/2021

Device Offers Front-to-Back Assessment of Ocular Pathologies

The VX650 combines fundus photography, topography, wavefront aberrometry, tomography, angle assessment, retinal screening and more.
10/05/2021

OCT-A Aids Wet AMD Diagnosis

Patients treated with anti-VEGF who were identified with the noninvasive imaging method saw meaningful improvements through 12 months, study finds.
09/15/2021

Retinal Imaging: See More Than Ever Before

Find out how advanced technology adds new layers of understanding that can improve care.
09/15/2021

New Tools and Advanced Techniques for OSD Diagnosis

If you want to spot cases earlier and understand the patient’s status more deeply, these options can augment your dry eye work-up.
09/15/2021

Can At-Home Monitoring Improve Optometric Care?

Doctors no longer make house calls, but devices can. These new tools can provide an abundance of data on how your patients do outside the exam room.
09/15/2021

Symptom Survey Can’t Distinguish Accommodative Insufficiency from Oculomotor Dysfunction

It can be valuable in pointing clinicians toward possible etiologies, but should be paired with objective evaluation.
09/02/2021

OCT Top Diagnostic Test in nAMD

Be aware of the lack of clinical utility when it comes to self-reported visual changes in these patients, investigators warn.
08/24/2021

Upcoming Events

December 10-11, 2021

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Winter Conference
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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December 11, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Patio Room
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
Dinner/Presentation 6:00–7:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 11-12, 2021

Retina Update 2021
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 Live COPE credits

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