The gap between a person's biological (chronological) age and the biological age of the retina, the light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye, is linked to their risk of mortality.
Demand for ophthalmic outpatient services has exceeded supply for many years, with the well documented consequences of patients failing to receive follow-up appointments and suffering irreversible loss of vision.
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association’s (AOA) nationwide public awareness campaign is making waves and reinforcing the essential care doctors of optometry deliver.
According to Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, up to a third of people with "wet" age-related macular degeneration might be able to safely quit eye injection therapy without further vision loss.
Patients implanted with diffractive multifocal IOLs experienced significant declines in corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA), distance corrected near VA (DCNVA), and near area of focus (AoF) with aging, according to a recent study.
The University of Manchester, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Link Biologics Limited have announced promising preclinical findings on the treatment of Dry Eye Disease using a novel protein biological therapy, Link_TSG6.
ST. LOUIS—The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and CooperVision have partnered to release “A Practical Guide to Managing Children with Myopia.” The professional article is authored by four experienced ocular health and science professionals from around
Organizers of the Envision Conference through Envision University have announced that in 2022, they will return to an in-person conference experience with programs and opportunities for professionals in the field of vision rehabilitation.
BOULDER, Colo.—Treehouse Eyes will share highlights of a large-scale retrospective study of pediatric myopia management patients at the upcoming Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS) which will be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 19-22.
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) said it has made “the difficult decision to postpone its upcoming OAA State Leadership Conference,” which was scheduled for Feb. 10-12 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The new dates are June 2–4, 2022.