Neuro

RNFL Thickness Linked to Elderly Cognitive Performance

This marker may potentially detect impairment in this patient population.
06/24/2022

Chromatic Pupilloperimetry, AI May Detect Patients with Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study found that dendrites of melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells may be affected at preclinical disease stages.
06/21/2022

Getting on My Nerves

An otherwise routine visit reveals a suspicious finding. What is the appropriate course of action?
06/15/2022

Pupil Responds Differently to Black vs. Colored Illusions

The former instinctually causes dilation, while the latter triggers constriction. The reaction is a defense mechanism, researchers say.
06/14/2022

Visual Hallucinations in the Dementia Spectrum

Be proactive in asking patients questions and understand the risks they certainly face.
05/15/2022

Morning Bright Light Therapy May Reduce TBI Symptoms

About 75% of veterans reported improvements in sleep-wake dysfunction in this preliminary study.
04/27/2022

Dementia-Prone Allele Linked to Faster Neuroretinal Thinning

Higher rates were especially noticeable in individuals of suspect and early manifest glaucoma.
04/22/2022

Tetracyclines May Predispose Patients to Pseudotumor Cerebri

Although a causative link remains elusive, the significant incidence rate demonstrates an association.
04/20/2022

Pay More Attention to Photophobia, Study Argues

Too many patients leave the clinic without a clear explanation of its cause and significance, research shows.
04/20/2022

Improved VA Noted Over Two Years in Pediatric Optic Neuritis

Still, associated neurologic autoimmune diagnoses were common.
04/04/2022

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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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
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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