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The prevalence of glaucoma and ocular surface disease A large number of my glaucoma patients express to me that their eyes are red, burn, feel irritated, and their vision fluctuates throughout the day. They wish there was a way to...

https://youtu.be/VhVMU6v2mzE Dr. Hammond is a professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UGA. Some topics covered include: How diet and exercise directly affect the brain, how different light sources can be helpful or damaging to the eyes, and how supplements should...
Diagnose Early, Stop Progression, Rehabilitate Vision The new mantra of keratoconic care is: Diagnose early, Stop progression, Rehabilitate vision. Currently, in the stop progression category, there is only 1 FDA approved treatment to stop progression of keratoconus, corneal crosslinking (CXL)....
Statistics regarding keratoplasty rates for keratoconus typically are quoted to be somewhere between 10% and 25%, however, it seems that rates significantly vary between countries and ranges from 16% in Canada to 47% in Italy (Fasolo et al. 2006)....
8-year-old white female has a history of mild conjunctivitis for 2 years off and on. She was 2020 OU 6 months ago with a normal cornea. After looking at this picture from her current exam, OD's let us know...

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When flu-like symptoms and subretinal inflammation occur concurrently, think APMPPE. Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) is an immune-mediated chorioretinal disease. Here’s what you need to know about its neurological and other systemic manifestations. Carlo J. Pelino,...
Contact Connect 2017 I recently returned from the first annual Contact Connect 2017 conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by the Contact Lens Society of South Africa, the last such meeting was in 1990. The current generation of members...
I love to focus on the fundamentals of ocular disease For many OD’s and their families, children, and patients, it’s back to school time. It is a unique time to get back to mainstream daily activities and re-focus on the fundamentals...
Keratoconus prevalence: Much more common than previously thought Previously, the frequency of keratoconus was most commonly reported to be 1 in 2,000, a value based on a registration study in Olmsted County, Minnesota, conducted 1935-1982; the study reported a prevalence...

https://youtu.be/k6UntL9_iac Dr. Michael Tolentino is an ophthalmologist who specializes in retinal disease. He has helped to research and develop numerous drugs to treat diseases in the eye. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida...
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