Choroidal Swelling May Contribute to Glaucomatous Damage

Researchers have a new target for study, one that may yield another clinical clue to impending vision loss.

Stay Vigilant for Alzheimer’s

Glaucoma, AMD and DR patients are all at elevated risk, study says.

Anti-VEGF in the Anterior Segment?

It blunts new vessel growth there too, but all patients eventually regressed.

Artificial Intelligence Muscles in on Eye Care

A new system can make referral recommendations that rival those of experts—and it could be coming in a few as three years.

Peel Back the Layers

Managing patients with an epiretinal membrane often requires patience—and knowing when the time is right to refer.

A Knuckle Sandwich in the Eye

A patient reports blurry vision after a blow to the eye. What was the damage?

AMD Treatment May Have Future in Eye Drops

One preliminary study finds no significant difference vs. intravitreal anti-VEGF.

Interocular Differences Become More Pronounced in DR

This may be an indication of progression, a study suggests.

Antidepressants Complicate Anti-VEGF Therapy

New data suggests AMD patients taking these medications may need more retreatment.

No Link Between Bilateral Anti-VEGF Injections and Endophthalmitis

A review of more than 100,000 injections boosts the treatment’s safety profile.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
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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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