Retina

Good Metabolic Control Tied to DR Regression

Several factors increased the risk of retinopathy, including high diastolic blood pressure.
03/05/2021

COVID Causes Retinal Microvascular Changes

These abnormalities were dependent on the severity of the disease.
03/04/2021

Wet AMD Eyes Face Risk of Legal Blindness at Two Years

Nearly 10% of patients experienced this outcome, the main causes of which were macular atrophy and subretinal fibrosis.
03/03/2021

COVID Encourages Digital Outreach in AMD Management

This shift may mean the difference between safe care and unmet needs moving forward.
03/03/2021

Cigarette Smoking Impairs Retinal Vasculature

Study shows even relatively low exposure induces changes, particularly to the deep capillary plexus.
02/25/2021

Glaucoma Docs Would Welcome ‘Smart’ EHR Tools

Study shows nearly 90% are interested in add-on apps that incorporate algorithms from experts.
02/24/2021

Epiretinal Membrane Linked to Older Age

Study finds it a significant cause of visual impairment in the elderly.
02/23/2021

Phaco-related Macular Perfusion Culprit: Hyperemia

Increased light intensity stimulation of the retina after cataract removal was thought to be the cause.
02/22/2021

Two New AMD Biomarkers Identified

Inflammasome proteins such as interleukin-18 were elevated in patients, a study finds.
02/19/2021

Blood Sugar and Diabetes Duration Predicts DR Risk

Screening is necessary in these patients, even in those with controlled disease.
02/16/2021

Upcoming Events

March 10, 2021

How Eyesight Interlinks with Cognition: Advanced Vision Care from the Retina through the Brain
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Solomon Gould, OD, MBA
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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March 19-20, 2021 and June 11-12, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring & Summer Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn 24 LIVE COPE Credits 

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April 9-10, 2021

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice 
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
Earn 14 LIVE COPE Credits

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