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RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016

SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a thicker retinal nerve fiber layer was associated with better performance on the mini mental state examination and reaction time.

Eneh Jones-Odeh, of King’s College, London, said she and her colleagues evaluated twins “to determine the relationship between RNFL and how well people perform in different cognitive tests.”

BLOG: Taking a broader view

April 29, 2016
April is a transition month. As a long-term resident of the Northeast, the changes that take place around me in April are astounding. The grass turns from a dull greyish…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with maximal-tolerable medical therapy, according to a…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – sleep disruption

April 22, 2016
My last two blogs addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, and I covered supplements, lenses, lighting, digital screens and…

Survey shows awareness of blue light remains low

May 2, 2016
Results of a survey conducted by VSP Vision showed that the majority of parents are not aware of the impact of blue…
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Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological…
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Study: Hypochlorous acid eliminates nearly all staph from lower lids

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Saline containing 0.01% pure hypochlorous acid was found to reduce Staphylococcus overall from the skin…
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RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a thicker retinal nerve fiber…

BLOG: Taking a broader view

April 29, 2016
April is a transition month. As a long-term resident of the Northeast, the changes that take place around me in April are astounding. The grass turns…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with maximal-tolerable medical…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – sleep disruption

April 22, 2016
My last two blogs addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, and I covered supplements, lenses, lighting…

Meeting News Coverage

Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and proactively explore the diagnosis…

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Optimize ocular surface before surgery

April 20, 2016
NEW YORK – Here at the Vision Expo East Ocular Surface Disease and Wellness Symposium, which was co-sponsored by Primary Care Optometry

PCON Reports

Interprofessional education contributes to better patient outcomes

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2016
“Interprofessional education is an important pedagogical shift in advancing health professional education in the 21st century with the…

From The Editor

Interprofessional education good for health care, optometry, patients

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2016
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
Just the other day a long-term patient presented with acute onset diplopia. While her demographic profile and clinical findings were consistent with…

BLOG: Surgical treatment of Fuchs’ dystrophy

March 31, 2016
Last month we talked about how to monitor your patients with Fuchs’ and some findings in nonvisually significant disease. We talked about…

BLOG: The optometric physician can make a difference beyond eye care

March 28, 2016
I saw a very interesting patient this month and had an experience beyond my normal role.As do most optometrists, I get to know my patients very well…

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