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Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology Physician Update e-Edition
May 2014
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Mayo Clinic abstract presentations at ARVO

Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists will present or moderate 37 sessions at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2014 Annual Meeting, May 4-8 in Orlando, Fla.

New-onset ocular misalignment among adults is significantly associated with increasing age
Research using Rochester Epidemiology Project data to explore the incidence and demographics of new-onset strabismus and its types in adults shows ocular misalignment among adults differs significantly from pediatric strabismus.

Study shows fluoroquinolones do not increase the risk of retinal detachment
In a retrospective study, researchers did not identify any increased risk of retinal detachment or acute retinal tears in patients who used oral fluoroquinolone prescriptions. Fluoroquinolones are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics.

REP study shows the probability of blindness due to open-angle glaucoma reduced by half
New diagnostic and progression analysis tools and new therapies for intraocular pressure reduction have benefited individual patients. A Rochester Epidemiology Project-based study explores their effect on the rates of visual impairment in populations.

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Practical Clinical Case-Oriented Neuro-Ophthalmology

Sept. 19-21, 2014, in Orlando, Fla.
This course includes a half-day of lectures, a half-day of neuro-ophthalmology case presentations to experts and a half-day of experts presenting unusual neuro-ophthalmology cases to the audience.

Current Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration & Diabetic Macular Edema

Oct. 18, 2014, in Chicago
This course provides an overview of the current management of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema. You must attend the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting to participate.

Current Concepts in Primary Eye Care

Oct. 30, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Taught by Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists and optometrists, this program includes a balanced assessment of clinically relevant advances and covers a variety of topics in contemporary eye care. It also features one nonophthalmologic Mayo Clinic physician presenting a lecture of topical interest.

Retina Update and Case Conference

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Summarize clinical trial data for patients with common retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion; identify and create evidence-based treatment algorithms for common diseases, based on the treatment options; and diagnose and implement treatment options for rare retinal diseases.

See all Ophthalmology Continuous Professional Development courses

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