Systemic Disease

Rethinking Endothelial Repair

An eye drop that might regrow cells and a graft-free surgical technique may soon revolutionize the treatment regimen for these patients.
02/15/2018

Where’s the Degeneration?

A significant case of subretinal hemorrhaging leads one OD to a rare disease.
02/15/2018

Reinventing Optometry Every Day

One thing we can count on is continuous, rapid change—and our profession is no exception.
02/15/2018

Thyroid Disease: A Delicate Balance Disrupted

This diagnosis isn’t as cut-and-dry as you think; be prepared to manage both hyper- and hypothyroid patients.
02/15/2018

Graft-vs.-host Disease: How, Why and What Next

Dry eye is rampant in this population, and other complications abound.
11/15/2017

A Red Eye: Scleritis or Episcleritis?

Differentiating between the two is crucial to ensure you initiate the right treatment.
11/15/2017

Jaundice and the Eyes

Optometrists may be the first to notice icterus, a harbinger of systemic concerns.
11/15/2017

Red Alert

A routine conjunctivitis case could portend serious systemic illness.
11/15/2017

Sugar Rush

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. So put away that leftover Halloween candy already!
11/15/2017

Dry Eye and Systemic Disease: What’s the Association?

As principal gatekeepers, we need to be able to spot these cases right away.
09/15/2017

Upcoming Events

February 25, 2018

Eye to Eye V
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO & Randall Thomas, OD, FAAO
Earn 3 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

April 6-8, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Nashville
Location:
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

April 26-28, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care San Diego
Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register Here

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