A Closer Look at Solar Retinopathy

Three cases reveal the patterns of damage at work in this rare disorder.

Mediterranean Diet Wards off AMD

A diet rich in fruits and micronutrients gives patients a better chance at preserving vision.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

How can this pediatric patient’s family history inform his diagnosis?

RAO: Keep Calm and Refer On

Blockages are an emergency, but some in-office therapies might help if you see patients in time.

Busting the Anti-VEGF, Macular Atrophy Myth

Researchers look into concerns about intravitreal medications hastening macular atrophy.

Trust in Microperimetry for Retinopathy Screening

Visual field test useful for deciding whether to stop hydroxychloroquine treatment.

ROP Outcomes in Premature Infants Evaluated

Postnatal exams of large cohort reveal it occurs in over 40% of patients screened for it.

Long-term Negative Impact of AMD, Despite Anti-VEGF

OCT findings after five years of therapy show VA below baseline for some AMD patients.

Baby Aspirin Not a Factor in AMD

Many are given the cardioprotective regimen. A new study challenges a long-suspected side effect.

Alternative to Anti-VEGF: A Clinical Care Changer?

Inhibiting aPKC may help protect patients who do not do well with traditional therapy.

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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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
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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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
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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