Review of Systems

Exploring the link between systemic disease and the eye. By Carlo J. Pelino, OD, and Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD

All Vessels, Great and Small

In vasculitis, inflammation can lead to serious problems in multiple body systems, including the eye.
01/15/2019

ION: Low Pressure, High Risk

Infarction of the optic nerve has many systemic implications to guard against.
11/20/2018

There’s a Killer on the Loose

Patient history and visual field testing can help ODs catch cases of glioblastoma multiforme before it’s too late.
09/15/2018

Don’t Berry this Clinical Finding

Retinal astrocytic hamartomas are the most common ocular finding in tuberous sclerosis complex.
07/15/2018

The Dusky Side of Hypertension

Although uncommon, pheochromocytoma may present with ophthalmic signs.
05/15/2018

A Rare Syndrome in Your Chair

Some patients with flu-like symptoms and subretinal inflammation may actually have APMPPE, a disease of the eye with neurological and other systemic manifestations.
03/15/2018

Streaks of Concern

Although uncommon, angioid streaks often have a systemic cause and warrant prompt attention.
01/15/2018

Jaundice and the Eyes

Optometrists may be the first to notice icterus, a harbinger of systemic concerns.
11/15/2017

Managing Migraine Headache

Migraine headache frequently has ocular symptoms and associations, and ODs need to be ready to care for these patients.
09/15/2017

Not Just Another Headache

Migraine is the most common disabling brain disorder. Are you ready to help these patients?
07/15/2017

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

 

March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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May 17-19, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye CareNashville, TN
Location: Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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