Neuro

CN VI Palsies in Children May be Associated With New-onset Brain Tumor

Immediate neuroimaging could be beneficial in these patients, especially in those with other risk factors, researchers suggest.
10/11/2021

Obesity Poses Increased Risk for Cranial Nerve Palsy

More aggressive medical intervention may be warranted among high-risk patients, research suggests.
09/28/2021

Not All Eye Disease Associated with Cognitive Decline

While VI, AMD and cataract did not appear to be risk factors, glaucoma was, researchers suggest.
09/22/2021

Arterial Imaging Lacking in Third Nerve Palsy Suspects

Although most providers accurately identified this condition, less than half ordered imaging to rule out further complications, researchers note.
08/24/2021

Signs of High ICP Don’t Always Mean Trouble

MRI findings may not clinch a diagnosis; some normal individuals experience asymptomatic radiological signs.
08/16/2021

A Results-Oriented Neuro Work-up For Generalists

Be thorough to identify any underlying causes of optic disc edema and ensure those issues are managed appropriately at the ED.
07/15/2021

Letters to the Editor

Feedback and ideas from the optometric community.
07/15/2021

Post-concussion Oculomotor Screenings Fall Short

Associated vision problems may prolong recovery, and 70% of kids with TBI experience at least one.
05/21/2021

MS Patients with Optic Neuritis More Likely to Have Cognitive Impairment

The most affected areas were executive function and attention.
05/21/2021

Take the Fear Out of Comanaging Neuro Cases

Many patients are best served through a partnership between primary care optometrists and appropiate subspecialists.
05/15/2021

Upcoming Events

October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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November 4, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
Dinner/Presentation 7:00–8:00pm EST

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November 10, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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