In the JournalsPerspective

OCT-GCC more sensitive at detecting chiasmal compression

September 23, 2019
The use of OCT-ganglion cell complex analysis may be a more effective way to detect compressive chiasmopathy or optic neuropathy early on, according…

In the JournalsPerspective

OCT may indicate neurological changes in patients with frequent head trauma

September 23, 2019
The use of OCT could determine retinal biomarkers of neuropathological change after neurological trauma, according to findings published in Eye and

In the JournalsPerspective

Spectral domain OCT may determine Alzheimer's biomarkers

September 23, 2019
The use of spectral domain OCT measurements may prove beneficial in determining biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings…

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VIDEO: Identify mechanisms behind dry eye to determine treatment

September 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Evaluating the engineering and mechanisms behind the ocular environment and surface can help the clinician formulate a treatment…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Detect more pathology with pupil evaluations

September 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Evaluating the pupil is an often-neglected procedure, according to Mario Gutierrez, OD, here at Vision Expo West. He referred to a…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Improve practices, patient care with machine-based learning

September 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS – “True machine-based learning, or human-based algorithms, exist today,” Scot Morris, OD, said here at Vision Expo West…

Meeting News

In-office technology improves ocular surface care

September 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Jason Miller, OD, MBA, said he uses technology to better treat ocular surface disease in his practice and create an experience for…

Meeting News

Use aberrometry when patients cannot see 20/20

September 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS – The use of aberrometry can provide peace of mind when patients do not see 20/20, according to a speaker here at

Blog

BLOG: Presbyopia-correcting IOL provides personalized vision

September 10, 2019
Pairing extended depth of focus implants with low-add multifocal lenses can improve near vision. Personalized medicine involves tailoring treatment…

New mobile pupillometer aids concussion diagnoses

September 9, 2019
Brightlamp announced the launch of Reflex PLR Analyzer, a smartphone-based pupillometer that can be used to help diagnose a concussion or traumatic…

BLOG: The impact of corneal collagen cross-linking

August 27, 2019
by John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA, FSLS Cornea collagen cross-linking has forever changed the management of keratoconus, representing the…

Perspective

OCTA allows clinicians to identify patients with vascular compromise

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2019
Glaucoma is traditionally characterized by progressive loss of the retinal ganglion cell layer, leading to visual field defects, advancing to central…

Intense pulsed light therapy aims at underlying cause of dry eye

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2019
Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO
Optometry is undergoing a tectonic shift, with online contact lens and eyeglass sales, telemedicine and equity capital group acquisitions all…

Diagnose AMD earlier with dark adaptation testing

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2019
Glenn S. Corbin, OD
An immediate referral to a retina specialist due to a bleed is a tense circumstance for all involved. However, I have learned through experience that…

Cover your bases to avoid malpractice

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2019
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO
As a so-called expert witness, my analysis of more than 400 cases over the past 4.5 decades reveals that most cases could have been avoided if the…

Consider nighttime evaporative stress in all dry eye patients

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2019
Research published over the last decade strongly reinforces the idea that dry eye specialists should be aggressively looking for – and…

FDA recalls Visibly online refraction test

August 23, 2019
The FDA issued a class 2 device recall for the Visibly Online Refraction Test because “the firm has not received authorization from FDA to…

Blog

BLOG: What's the next fluorescein angiography?

August 14, 2019
I was recently reading an interesting article from 2011 describing the story of how fluorescein angiography was brought to our field by a couple of…

Meeting News

AI system shows high sensitivity, specificity for detection of diabetic retinopathy

August 2, 2019
CHICAGO — The EyeArt artificial intelligence system for diabetic retinopathy screening demonstrated nearly 96% sensitivity for the detection of…

In the Journals

Automated OCT shows promise in urgent care setting

July 29, 2019
Expanded urgent care access to automated OCT shows promise in increasing accuracy and timeliness of diagnosis as well as providing immediate…