Primary Care Optometry News


The following articles appeared in the print edition of PRIMARY CARE OPTOMETRY NEWS.

Table of Contents

New technology may facilitate early detection of diabetes in the OD practice

Low-tech wearable device addresses issues with patient compliance

FDA approves corneal cross-linking for keratoconus

From The Editor

Cross-linking will quickly change corneal ectasia management

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

In the Journals

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

Prostaglandins offer greater short-term IOP reduction than other classes

Faster visual field loss associated with depressive symptoms in glaucoma patients

Meeting News Coverage

Pattern electroretinography improves early glaucoma detection

Mild vision impairment found in highly myopic, healthy eyes

Lifitegrast improves patient-reported dry eye symptoms in OPUS-3 study

Length of illness affects acceptance of telemedicine in patients with diabetes

Nd:YAG capsulotomy elevates vision quality

Study: Hypochlorous acid eliminates nearly all staph from lower lids

Study labels laser trabeculoplasty as adjunctive, not alternative, glaucoma treatment

VIDEO: Dichoptic training restores stereopsis in AMD patients

Visual skill training improves reading skills

RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

Study gives advantage to LASIK over long-term contact lens wear with regard to ocular discomfort

Dual polymer tear relieves symptoms in evaporative, aqueous-deficient dry eye

Extended range of vision IOL meets endpoint of improved intermediate vision

Long-term visual acuities reported in presbyopic patients implanted with Raindrop inlay

ARMOR study shows antibiotic resistance levels remain high

Children with diabetes exhibit decreased color sensitivity

CooperVision studies myopia control using daily disposables in children

VIDEO: Débridement, amniotic membrane successfully treats recurrent corneal erosion

VIDEO: Digital device use affects vision in all patients, regardless of age

The iStent inject maintains IOP reduction at 18 months

PCON Reports

Experts predict genetic testing will revolutionize optometric care

Social Media and the OD

How to create optimized content for your website

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO

What's Your Diagnosis?

Patient with red eye reports no pain, discomfort

William Smith, OD

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