Alcohol Dependency Tied to Corneal Edema

The endothelium is vulnerable to changes in habitual drinkers.

Microbial Keratitis Patients Fare Better in Private Settings Vs. Public Hospitals

Public patients presented later compared with those with greater access to care.

Migraines Linked to Increased Corneal Sensation

Eye closest to headache site impacted more.

Are Meds a Culprit for Uveitis?

Review points to link, especially with newer drugs.

AK Cases Spike in Southeast England

Causes include poor hygiene and lens solutions, study finds.

PACK-CXL Shows Promise for Infectious Keratitis

Those resistant to conventional therapy may have a new option to avoid penetrating keratoplasty.

Moraxella Keratitis Details Revealed

Risk factors include blepharitis, dry eye and previous ocular surgery.

Axial Length Growth Correlates With Topographic Changes

Myopia in younger patients may play a large role in corneal deformation.

Doing A-OK After One Year of Overnight Wear

Study further validates orthokeratology to correct myopia.

Good Visual Outcomes Post-keratoplasty in Kids

Infants and young children with clear grafts can achieve ambulatory visual acuity.

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
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