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CRO (Clinical & Refractive Optometry) Journal Welcomes New Members to Editorial Team

New CRO editorial board member appointments bring a breadth of diverse backgrounds and clinical experiences to complement the existing editorial team and are consistent with CRO Journal’s policy of diversifying the editorial board to reflect the changing demographics of the optometric profession and the emergence of digital technology for the delivery of clinical education.

Clinical & Refractive Optometry Appoints Dr. Justin Kwan Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Justin Kwan OD, FAAO, an accomplished educator, researcher and published author is appointed as Editor-in-Chief at CRO. Dr. Kwan He is currently a private practice clinician at Professional Eye Care Center in Niles, Illinois.

NEI Study on Calcium and AMD Contradicts Earlier Study Indicating Increased Risk

Taking calcium supplements is not linked to an increased risk to age-related macular degeneration, said scientists from the National Eye Institute in the U.S. in the March issue of JAMA Ophthalmology. In a 2015 JAMA Ophthalmology study, calcium consumption was associated with a higher AMD risk.

New Adhesive Gel Able To Repair Corneal Injuries

A new biomaterial adhesive gel developed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School could reduce the need for surgery to repair injuries to the cornea. New material overcomes poor bio-compatibility with corneal tissue.

CRO Volume 3 Issue 2 Now Available Online

CRO Volume 30 Issue 2 is now available online. This issue features interesting case reports on central areolar choroidal dystrophy and atypical macular holes and review articles on common ocular disorders in the pediatric population and the diagnosis and management of choroidal folds.