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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…

PCON remembers Larry Alexander

April 26, 2016
The American Academy of Optometry reported the April 16 passing of academy fellow and Primary Care Optometry News contributor Larry J. Alexander
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

April 26, 2016
Glaucoma patients at the greatest risk for unsafe driving exhibited slower performance on psychometric and mobility testing, according to researchers in the American

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…

PCON remembers Larry Alexander

April 26, 2016
The American Academy of Optometry reported the April 16 passing of academy fellow and Primary Care Optometry News contributor Larry J
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

April 26, 2016
Glaucoma patients at the greatest risk for unsafe driving exhibited slower performance on psychometric and mobility testing, according to researchers…
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VIDEO: Oculoplastic anatomy 101 — Eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit

April 25, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Jeremiah Tao, MD, FACS, gives a case-based presentation on surgical procedures for areas in the eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit.
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VIDEO: Bulletproof blepharoplasty

April 23, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Andrew R. Harrison, MD, shares pearls on how to perform blepharoplasty and achieve positive aesthetic results and no complications…
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VIDEO: Pearls for using neuromodulators and toxins in the ophthalmic practice

April 22, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Steve G. Yoelin, MD, shares pearls for using neuromodulators and toxins in the ophthalmic practice.
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VIDEO: Lights and lasers for the ophthalmologist

April 21, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Roger A. Dailey, MD, FACS, discusses available lights and lasers that ophthalmologists can use in their practice.
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VIDEO: Topicals and peels for the face

April 20, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Joely Kaufman, MD, FAAD, discusses the benefits of incorporating topical medications and peels for minimally invasive cosmetic…
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JJVC president discusses decision to cease UPP

April 15, 2016
NEW YORK — Peter Menziuso, the newly appointed president to Johnson & Johnson Vision Care North America, discussed the organization’s…
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