Diabetes

While You Were Sleeping

A new phototherapeutic contact lens, worn overnight, could effectively address diabetic retinopathy progression.
02/15/2019

OCT-A Reveals Preclinical Diabetic Retinopathy

The technology can capture changes in perfused capillary density.
02/05/2019

Diabetes Patients Fare Worse With Contact Lenses

The disease can lead to elevated risk of corneal damage.
01/23/2019

Statin Therapy Lowers Diabetic Retinopathy Risk

Study included patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia.
01/17/2019

Detect Diabetic Retinopathy Earlier with OCT-A

Routine screening could change the standard of care.
01/15/2019

Choroidal Thickness Increases With Diabetes Duration

This measurement could be an important screening tool in children.
01/04/2019

Patients Frequently Skip Anti-VEGF Injections

Those with macular diseases often no-show, study says.
12/12/2018

Diabetes Patients With Poor Metabolic Control Likely Have DED

This finding highlights the importance of routine screening.
12/06/2018

Glucose-monitoring Contact Lens Shelved

After years of research, developers couldn’t quite crack the technology.
11/20/2018

Diabetic Retinopathy Common in Patients with Kidney Disease

Risk factors for these two diseases often go hand in hand, a report shows.
11/13/2018

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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
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16th Annual OCCRS Educational Symposium
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: David Friess, OD, FAAO
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