Retina

AMD May Throw Off Some OCT Measurements

Clinicians managing patients with the nonexudative form of this condition should be aware that drusen can affect segmentation of the inner layers.
06/28/2022

Choroidal Vascularity Index May Have Implications in Early AMD

The reduction of this measurement could explain the mechanism of progression.
06/28/2022

Higher Myopia Associated With Optic Disc Crescent

Study shows eyes with inferior temporally located crescents were more myopic.
06/27/2022

Patients With RP at Increased Risk for Open-Angle Glaucoma

Eyecare providers should keep this association in mind when managing this patient population.
06/27/2022

New DR Risk Factor Identified in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease

Elevated plasma levels of an amino acid and a lipoprotein were associated with increased risk.
06/27/2022

RNFL Thickness Linked to Elderly Cognitive Performance

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

Air Pollution’s Effects on AMD Risk Assessed

Exposure from both indoor and outdoor pollutants may modify homeostasis, interfere with the inflammatory response and take direct action on lipid metabolism and oxidative stress in the macula.
06/24/2022

Hyperreflective Lesions Found in Retinal Layers of COVID-19 Patients

This suggests the retina and choroid could be involved in this population.
06/22/2022

Fewer Injections Preferred by AMD Patients—But at What Price?

Though a sustained-release ranibizumab implant may reduce the number of clinic visits, it might not be as cost-effective.
06/21/2022

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

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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