Primary Care Optometry News


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

Table of Contents

Contradictory test results make diagnosis challenging

Nate R. Lighthizer, OD, FAAO

Branded formulation improves glaucoma care

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, ABCMO

Proposed Md. bill would limit device screen time in classrooms

FTC approves Essilor, Luxottica merger

FDA posts warning letter to Opternative

From The Editor

Take a more consultative approach to myopia

Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO

In the Journals

Macular thickness differentiates occult BRAO, POAG

Dry eye, PTSD, anxiety in glaucoma associated with decreased compliance

Minority of states regulate glaucoma comanagement

Letters to the Editor

ODs should test for hypothryroidism

Meeting News

NSAIDs, steroids boost short-term results of laser trabeculoplasty

VIDEO: Full field ERG tracks macular functionality

iStent inject with phaco reduces need for medications

History of stromal keratitis requires long-term oral antiviral

Proactively evaluate patients without obvious OSD

Roclatan maintains IOP-lowering effect at 1 year

Tele-optometry system allows for remote eye exams

Machine learning may open new opportunities for telemedicine, screening

Optic nerve edema not always treatable

Optometry ‘can take back treatment’ with sustained release options for glaucoma

Both slow, fast travoprost delivery systems sustain IOP reduction

Cheapest glaucoma therapies unaffordable in developing countries

Clinician recommends dual treatment for corneal ulcers

Alcon to increase awareness of digital eyestrain

Ask your retinal specialists when to refer diabetic retinopathy

‘Be the expert’ to succeed in specialty contact lens practice

Early follow-up after Xen implantation needed

Essilor to offer blue light filter on all products

Glaucomatous eyes have higher rate of laser capsulotomy after phaco

Experts tout Rhopressa use in early glaucoma

Meeting News Coverage

VIDEO: Lipiflow improved contact lens wear in study

PCON Reports

Shortcomings of contact lens prescription release, verification spur FTC workshop

What's Your Diagnosis?

Young man reports poor vision since childhood

Sherry J. Bass, OD, FAAO, FCOVD