With myopia set to drastically increase, eyecare professionals must be aware of prevalence, risk factors, pathology, and prevention to provide patients with appropriate counseling and care. Here are some of the latest findings.
The OHTS 20-year follow-up supports the standard of care of using topical ocular hypotensive medications to prevent glaucoma progression in moderate and high-risk patients with ocular hypertension.
It’s more important than ever for ophthalmologists to understand how their front-line colleagues approach glaucoma. Download the report to see how 667 optometrists diagnose, treat, and manage this condition.
In the past three decades, there have been major advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited retinal diseases, including novel gene therapies. Here's what ophthalmologists should know about these new treatment options.
Diabetic eye disease remains a major cause of vision loss in patients with diabetes. Here, we present the role of corticosteroids in suppressing chronic inflammation and tissue injury specific to DME in the diabetic patient population.
In this short course, we highlight the important variables to consider before, during, and after surgery for diabetic retinopathy.
Uveitis, a term used to describe inflammation inside the eye, is often one of the more challenging diagnostic and treatment areas encountered by ophthalmology residents and fellows. In this course, learn the modern framework for uveitis diagnosis and treatment, including clinical pearls for differential diagnosis.
With the development of new tools for the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, it's worth returning to the evolution of the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) classification system in order to understand how ophthalmologists assess and grade diabetic retinopathy now.
Pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) (Elmiron; Janssen Pharmaceuticals) received Federal Drug Administration approval for the treatment of interstitial cystitis in 1996. Recently, reports have surfaced of maculopathy secondary to PPS. Here, we described a case of maculopathy secondary to PPS mimicking pattern dystrophy.
In this fascinating case of simultaneous bilateral CRAO in the absence of commonly associated settings, we discuss the patient's risk factors and symptoms, as well as how to plan for similar cases.
Apremilast was approved for managing oral ulcers associated with BD in 2019. Here, we describe a case with recurrent unilateral uveitis associated with BD that was successfully managed by apremilast.
When it comes to retinal detachment repair, scleral buckling is a classic. In this set of videos, three experienced surgeons walk you through their approaches to the procedure.
Retinal detachment is an urgent diagnosis and, without timely intervention, there is significant risk of permanent vision loss. Here's what ophthalmology residents need to know.
Infectious endophthalmitis is a serious vision-threatening condition. This course reviews current trends in etiology, causative microorganisms, management and evolving surgical techniques to address this condition.