Continuing Education

Dozens of opportunities to earn CE credit are available through our publications and live events. Print CE courses are displayed below. Information on live events can be found here.

Can You Spot These Retinal Vascular Abnormalities?

The retinal vasculature provides clinicians the unique opportunity to directly and noninvasively evaluate changes in the eye that reflect the systemic health of the patient. Classic examination techniques such as direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy, in addition to developed and newly developing retinal imaging devices, allow optometrists to detect subtle changes in retinal vasculature.
Here’s a summary of the relationships between changes in systemic health and the retinal vasculature.

By Nick Fogt, OD, PhD, and Theresa Watt, BS
Review of Optometry CE, March 2019

Optometric Study Center: Courses published monthly in Review of Optometry and Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses, offering either 1 or 2 hours of CE credit. Processing fees apply. Exam valid for credit up to three years from release date.

Supported CE: Courses offered without exam fee, supported by an independent educational grant from a commercial interest. Typically valid for credit for one year from release date; longer active terms may exist for some exams.

Archived CE: Courses have expired but are displayed for reader interest. No credits available.

October 20182 CreditsGranted

Pressure Matters: New Therapies in the Medical Management of Glaucoma

Optometrists must understand the role of nitric oxide in glaucomatous eyes, and the importance of achieving target IOL levels, evaluating new sites of action and considering emerging medical therapies for management of glaucoma patients.

March 20182 CreditsGranted

Improving the Recognition of Viral and Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Although viral conjunctivitis is much more commonly seen than bacterial conjunctivitis, it is important for optometrists to consider both etiologies from the time patients enter etiology.