Ocular Trauma

Subconj Heme Not a Reliable Indicator in Trauma Cases

Best to check all such patients for ocular pathology rather than prioritizing bleeds, study says.
03/29/2022

Preventative Injections and Timely Treatment Improves Outcomes After Intraocular Foreign Body

Endophthalmitis incidence was also much lower for patients who underwent surgery within 24 hours after trauma.
07/20/2021

Open Globe Injuries Disproportionately Impact Low Income Patients

Public health and legislative measures have reduce incidence, but minority groups and those in lower income brackets are still overrepresented in hospitalizations.
04/05/2021

Gender, Race and Age Increase Open Globe Injury Risk

Males, Blacks and Hispanics and elderly patients are the most commonly affected, study suggests.
02/04/2021

He Kept His Eye on the Ball

A patient develops worsening near vision three years after a blunt trauma.
07/15/2020

Fall-related Open Globe Injuries Increase

High-risk groups include young men and those with low socioeconomic status or who are 70 years and older.
02/03/2020

Ocular Emergency Costs Remain Flat

Over a 13-year span, the price of treating eye trauma has stayed steady.
06/12/2019

To Be Blunt

A calm, thorough evaluation of ocular trauma can determine the best course of action.
05/15/2019

Be an Ocular Foreign Body Fixer

You have the tools and the knowledge to be your community’s ocular foreign body expert. Here’s how to incorporate these skills into your practice.
04/15/2019

Bad Pupil

When checking the cause of an APD, leave no question unanswered.
04/15/2019

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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