Systemic Disease

Vascular Dysregulation More Common in NTG Patients

These individuals could be at risk for systemic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.
02/09/2021

Sjögren’s Patients with Scleritis Require Closer Monitoring

This diagnosis is associated with a greater risk of developing vision-threatening corneal complications, researchers suggest.
01/19/2021

CNS Disease: In the Eye and in Your Chair

These systemic conditions are on the rise, and new research suggests we can catch early signs with an eye exam. Here’s what you need to know.
11/15/2020

Targeted Dexamethasone May Help With MG

The cure rate was 85.7% in this small, prospective study of Chinese patients.
11/12/2020

Identify Sjögren’s With Four Questions

A simple screening questionnaire could help you catch these patients earlier than ever before.
10/27/2020

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
09/07/2020

Optometry’s Role in the Diabetes Epidemic

If you can get all patients—but especially those at risk—to focus on these five lifestyle modifications, the benefits would be immense.
07/15/2020

Navigating Retinal Necrosis

This rare, acute disorder can be tied to a number of systemic diseases.
07/15/2020

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.
06/24/2020

Retinopathy Progression Tied to Uptick in Cardiovascular Issues

Investigation found retinal-vascular pathology was associated with macrovascular disease.
06/19/2020

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
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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
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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
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