Optometry Advisor looks back at some of the top stories of 2022.
All articles by Bill Kekevian
The twice-daily treatment may improve tolerability and compliance.
Optometric educators Gary Chu, OD, and Roya Attar, OD, speak on how the successes of optometric scope of practice expansions will affect their home states.
A study shows that contact lens wearers wore their lenses approximately 1 day fewer per week after March 2020 than before.
A study reveals the treatment habits of patients who experience flares with dry eye disease.
The study shows that tinted glasses performed slightly better than the coated lenses.
A 12-year study revealed antibiotic resistance among staphylococci, pneumococci, P. aeruginosa and H. influenzae.
The researchers suggested patients may be more compliant using 0.7% olopatadine.
A study shows patients had less ocular discomfort, visual blur, and dysgeusia using 2 formulations of reproxalap than with lifitegrast 5%.
The study suggests relying on topography measurements to identify patients at risk.
A study shows stronger improvements than other options at 1 and 3 months in both signs and symptoms of ocular surface disease.
Recent guidelines are designed to optimize uveitis screening protocols for pediatric patients.
Most patients saw a reversal of relative afferent pupillary defect and resolution of color vision deficits, the study says.
Ron Melton, OD, and Randall Thomas, OD, provided updates on prescribing and advocated for a greater role for optometry.
Before referring to surgery, consider other options, the presentation suggests.
Course offers a guided tour through the latest advances making therapies more manageable for patients.
Researchers show the results of a 6-year study into 2 approaches to treating patients with high myopia.
Researchers review the long-term safety, efficacy, and stability of foldable iris-fixated phakic intraocular lens (pIOL) implants to correct moderate to high myopia
Researchers consider if glaucomatous damage can be accurately diagnosed in patients with high myopia using OCT.
Researchers detected elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the vitreous humor of patients with very negative refractive errors.
Pediatric patients can undergo LASIK for treatment of myopic anisometropia according to research presented at the AAO 2020 conference.