Disease

Hot Topics in Bacterial Keratitis

Understanding common pathogens and effective treatments is essential in managing these patients with the most successful results.
11/15/2019

Take On Neurotrophic Keratitis With These Clinical Tools

The more it progresses, the more challenging it becomes, so early detection and diagnosis are key.
11/15/2019

Unlocking the Mystery of Corneal DystrophiesC.E.

Optometrists are often the first to detect the clues and sleuth out the diagnosis of corneal dystrophies.
11/15/2019

The ABCs of EBMD

Although the presentation of epithelial basement membrane dystrophy may be subtle, its visual outcomes may not be.
11/15/2019

Ring Around the Cornea

Peripheral edema occurring many years post-op, signifying Brown-McLean syndrome, may be initially alarming, but it’s nothing to worry about.
03/15/2019

Your Corneal Infection Care Questions—Answered

Here’s how you can overcome your top three microbial keratitis challenges.
09/15/2018

Fighting Corneal Infections With CXL: A New Ally?

Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of this newfound application before considering it an alternative treatment for keratitis.
09/15/2018

Conjunctivitis: Making the Call

Good judgment and a comprehensive look beyond signs and symptoms are integral to knowing whether it’s allergic, bacterial or viral.
09/15/2018

Fungal Ulcers: Missed and Misunderstood

They may be less common, but they’re also more severe.
09/15/2018

A Cultural Divide

Many ODs prefer empiric MK treatment to culturing, but this approach could be risky.
03/15/2018