Refraction

Birth Weight Not Correlated to SE at 40 Months of Age

This parameter is not an influential factor of refractive status as a child grows up, study shows.
12/07/2021

Eyelid Position Affects Refractive Outcomes

Before cataract surgery, consider your patient’s ptosis. Against-the-rule astigmatism was most common in the age-related form, and with-the-rule was most common in contact lens-related cases.
11/10/2021

Structural Thicknesses Differ Between Emmetropes and Hyperopes

The latter group had greater choroidal thickness but smaller RNFL and GCL measurements, study finds.
11/08/2021

Identifying Patterns in Adult Myopic and Hyperopic Shifts

Smoking was a risk factor for the latter, while female sex and myopic baseline SE were associated with the former, study finds.
08/12/2021

Trifocal IOLs Provide Good VA for Some Astigmats

However, conventional options may be better if post-op astigmatism was between 0.75D and 1.00D.
08/20/2020

A Little VT Goes a Long Way

This pair of cases highlights the technique’s usefulness in those patients who could never get by with lenses alone.
08/15/2020

Updates Come in Threes

Consider replacing or upgrading tests patients and doctors dislike.
08/15/2020

Epithelial Integrity Linked with Post-LASIK Success

A thickness greater than 60.5μm suggests the patient may have better visual outcomes.
08/05/2020

Don’t Forget Refraction for Ocular Disease Patients

More than 25% seeking low vision rehab gained at least a two-line improvement.
06/03/2020

Experts Offer Solutions to Poor Spectacle Compliance

A study suggests providing health education and strengthening vision care for children with refractive error.
03/09/2020

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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