#optometry

Can AREDS Make Things Worse?

Jimmy and Roya meet with guest Greg Hines, to discuss age-related macular degeneration.

SOURCES:
Corona Virus Statement: HPI CoronaVirus Statement 1-30-20.pdf
Progression of Geographic Atrophy in ARMD: https://www.aaojournal.org/article/S0161-6420(18)30875-3/abstract
No CFH or ARMS2 Interaction with Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Low versus High Zinc, or β-Carotene versus Lutein and Zeaxanthin on Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2
https://www.aaojournal.org/article/S0161-6420(18)32155-9/fulltext
CFH and ARMS2 genetic risk determines progression to neovascular age-related macular degeneration after antioxidant and zinc supplementation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29311295
Response to AREDS supplements according to genetic factors: survival analysis approach using the eye as the unit of analysis. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27471039
Treatment response to antioxidants and zinc based on CFH and ARMS2 genetic risk allele number in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25200399

ArticDx: https://arcticdx.com/

Return of Rodman and Conewell

Jimmy and Roya dive into the topic of macular degeneration with two very special guests!

SOURCES
Association of Age-Related Macular Degeneration on Alzheimer or Parkinson Disease: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31712068
Refractive Errors and Amblyopia Among Children Screened by the UCLA Preschool Vision Program in Los Angeles County: https://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(19)30506-9/fulltext
Diagnostic Performance of Three-Dimensional Endothelium/Descemet Membrane Complex Thickness Maps in Active Corneal Graft Rejection: https://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(19)30518-5/ppt
OCT A Book: https://www.amazon.com/Optical-Coherence-Tomography-Angiography-Atlas/dp/1630916412
Optometric Education Consultants:
OCT USER MEETING: https://www.optometricedu.com/users-meeting-2020/
ALSTAR STUDY: https://www.maculogix.com/wp-content/uploads/MM-017-AdaptDx-ALSTAR-Study-Rev-1.pdf

Pain Without Stain

Jimmy and Roya discuss the topic of pain in the eye as well as how to diagnose and treat.


SOURCES 

2020 Glance — https://modernod.com/2020-glance

Ocular neuropathic pain. Rosenthal 2014 Br J Ophthalmol https://bjo.bmj.com/content/bjophthalmol/100/1/128.full.pdf

Corneal Nerves in Health and Disease. 2014 Survey in Ophthalmology https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4004679/

MANAGING NEUROPATHIC PAIN, EyeNet Magazine Dec 2018 by Gabrielle Weiner https://www.aao.org/eyenet/article/managing-neuropathic-ocular-pain

AST + NCP: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30685437

Review: Neuropathic Pain and Dry Eye: Anat Galot et al. Ocular Surf Jan 2019 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5756672/

https://www.ophthalmologymanagement.com/issues/2019/september-2019/when-it-8217;s-not-dry-eye-disease

You N.O. Me

Jimmy and Roya meet with Dr. Justin Schweitzer to discuss nitric oxide in relation to glaucoma.

SOURCES 

Subclinical inflammation with contacts: https://journals.lww.com/corneajrnl/Citation/2020/02000/Subclinical_Inflammation_of_the_Ocular_Surface_in.3.aspx

G is for Glaucoma: https://www.trynot2blink.com/2019/09/16/g-is-for-glaucoma/

Study 

APOLLO Study 

LUNAR Study 

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