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VIDEO: SLT viable first-line glaucoma treatment

June 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – Nate Lighthizer, OD, gave a workshop on lasers here at Optometry’s Meeting, discussing and teaching ODs how to perform selective laser trabeculoplasty and laser peripheral iridotomy. He noted the value of giving patients the choice of drops or laser as first-line therapy for glaucoma.

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New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, reported on new and up-and-coming ocular therapeutics at a continuing education session here at Optometry’s…
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VIDEO: Amniotic membrane speeds healing

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Josh Johnston, OD, said he uses Bio-Tissue’s Prokera, an amniotic membrane, for treating filamentary keratitis with severe staining in his dry…
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Virtual, augmented reality have role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of ocular conditions…
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Diabetic Eye Disease - Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: Small aperture optic technology creates depth of focus

May 5, 2017
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VIDEO: Portable ophthalmic imaging enhances consult service

June 3, 2017
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VIDEO: SLT viable first-line glaucoma treatment

June 24, 2017
WASHINGTON – Nate Lighthizer, OD, gave a workshop on lasers here at Optometry’s Meeting, discussing and teaching ODs how to perform…

Meeting News

New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, reported on new and up-and-coming ocular therapeutics at a continuing education session here at…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Amniotic membrane speeds healing

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Josh Johnston, OD, said he uses Bio-Tissue’s Prokera, an amniotic membrane, for treating filamentary keratitis with severe…

Meeting News

Virtual, augmented reality have role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of…

BLOG: How does the lamina cribrosa change with glaucoma?

June 21, 2017
In my clinic, we see a lot of glaucoma (and glaucoma suspect) patients, and we are always running retinal nerve fiber layer optical coherence…

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Red light technology improves tear break-up in dry eye

June 21, 2017
The at-home use of a red light therapy was shown to affect the meibomian gland secretions and alleviate the symptoms of dry eye, according to a…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Higher IOP risk for development of visual field defects

June 20, 2017
Researchers found that worse initial pattern standard deviation, disc hemorrhages and higher mean intraocular pressure were associated with the…

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Evaluate hemorrhages, microaneurysm with UWFI to determine DR progression risk

June 20, 2017
More peripheral and total microaneurysms were associated with increased diabetic retinopathy progression over 4 years in patients with mild to…

UWF-FA identifies retinopathy earlier than UWF photography alone

June 19, 2017
In eyes with less severe diabetic retinopathy, ultra-widefield fluorescein angiography identifies the more severe form earlier and allows for…

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OCT-A may detect nonexudative CNV in dry AMD

June 14, 2017
Researchers reported at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that semi-annual optical coherence tomography-angiography…

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