The Essentials

Pilocarpine: New and Improved?

The drug recently re-emerged as an option for presbyopia.

Neovascularization: A Small Solution to a Big Problem

Quick identification and effective treatment of proliferative retinal disease is necessary for optimal outcomes.

All Squared Away

While often overlooked, the Amsler grid can help distinguish macular diseases from other ocular conditions.

In the NO

Find out how nitric oxide plays a role in the treatment of POAG by boosting the efficacy of prostaglandin analogs.

Reach for the Dye

Fluorescein is most commonly used for corneal evaluation and, as such, its instillation should be properly understood.

Tear Film Fighters

While often underappreciated, these important components serve to protect our eyes.

Encircling the Arcus

While this finding usually shouldn’t raise alarm, be aware of atypical presentations that could lead to disastrous consequences.

Wild and Woolly

Take a closer look at how cotton wool spots manifest.

Rediscover Your Red-Free

While this monochromatic filter may be underused, don’t overlook its ability to shed light on a variety of conditions.

The Ophthalmic Workhorse

Phenylephrine’s effect on the sympathetic nervous system provides numerous applications far beyond dilation.

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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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
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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