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.

How Environment and Genetics Give Rise to Myopia

Most parents think genetics are the only reason for their child’s nearsightedness. But more and more children with only one myopic parent, or even no myopic parents, are becoming nearsighted. Clearly, more than genetics is involved in the myopia epidemic. This article reviews the current understanding of both genetic and environmental associations of myopia, and discusses how to educate parents about why more children are becoming nearsighted, and what can be done about it.

By Erin Tomiyama, OD, and Kathryn Richdale, OD, PhD
Review of Optometry CE, January 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.