Optometry

News & Features

  • AAO CMS Will See You Now Physicians' voices are going to be heard in Washington, DC, and regulatory burdens that are dragging down physicians' practices will be eased, Seema Verma said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.
  • Heterogeneous Hispanics: Tailor Care for Latino Diabetes The terms 'Hispanic' and 'Latino' cover so many cultures and countries that preventing and treating type 2 diabetes in these populations will require a more customized approach, experts say.
  • Endocrine Society Shines Light on Diabetic Microvascular Disease Diabetic microvascular complications remain a major healthcare issue, with few options for prevention and treatment, say US experts, who call for further research into targeted therapies.
 

Clinical Cases

 

Journal Articles

  • Ethambutol Optic Neuropathy Ethambutol therapy is commonly associated with the development of optic neuropathy, but regular screening may help prevent this complication.
 

Advisory Board

  • Leonard V. Messner, ODLeonard V. Messner, OD, Professor and Vice President, Patient Care Services, Illinois College of Optometry; Executive Director, Illinois Eye Institute, Chicago, Illinois
    Leonard V. Messner, OD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Carl Zeiss Meditec
  • Carlo J. Pelino, ODCarlo J. Pelino, OD, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry; Staff Physician, The Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Carlo J. Pelino, OD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
  • Christina M. Sorenson, ODChristina M. Sorenson, OD, Optometrist, Scottsdale, Arizona
    Christina M. Sorenson, OD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.