Systemic Disease

Ocular Surface Microbes Flourish in Graft-vs.-host Disease

Abundance of different microflora may be tied to the condition.
02/21/2019

ACE Inhibitors Don’t Alter Cataract Risk

Previous conflicting investigations reported opposite results.
02/21/2019

Risk of Stroke and MI Increases After CRAO

Clinicians should refer patients immediately to minimize adverse events.
02/19/2019

Conjunctiva Lymphoma is Easy to Miss

Keep your eyes open for suspicious presentations, even if they are atypical.
02/15/2019

Anaphylaxis in Your Exam Lane

When a patient is gasping for air, will you be prepared?
01/15/2019

Race, Income and Insurance Status Affect Prevalence of Uveitis

African Americans, Medicare and Medicaid patients have higher odds of developing the affliction.
01/14/2019

IOP Reduced With Bariatric Surgery

Shedding pounds could also alleviate some pressure.
01/08/2019

Tear Proteins May Serve as Biomarkers for Thyroid Eye Disease Progression

Routine measurements could help predict disease severity in patients with an autoimmune disorder.
12/14/2018

Cardiovascular Stressors Raise Cataract Risk

Excess weight, diabetes and hypertension all were implicated.
11/28/2018

Eye Diseases May Foretell Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

Several ocular conditions can indicate the systemic disorder, according to a study.
11/06/2018

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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
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 13-14, 2019

16th Annual OCCRS Educational Symposium
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: David Friess, OD, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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