Diagnostics

Debating the Value of Diagnostic Tests

Four seasoned pros have a freewheeling conversation about whether or not several tried-and-true tools and concepts have run their course and should be modified or replaced.
02/15/2022

Standard Color Vision Test Has Low Sensitivity

The screening tool only caught 50% of cases in a recent study. Adding genotyping to the workup doubled the number of cases identified.
02/10/2022

Cross-Sectional OCT-A Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Macular Neovascularization

This evaluation tool shows high sensitivity and specificity compared with en face imaging.
02/02/2022

OCT-A Improves Visualization of Inflammatory CNV

This imaging modality can help detect and monitor the condition, study finds.
01/31/2022

Know When to Fold ’em

Do the findings here provide a definitive diagnosis, or merely a clue to the full story?
01/15/2022

Automated Screening Devices Fall Short in Hyperopia

A study of preschool-aged children found that this method may miss significant cases or increase the rate of false positives.
12/27/2021

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

Upcoming Events

June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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