The Ocular Surface Case Series is a quarterly video segment featuring experts in the area of ocular surface disease who discuss recent studies and their clinical experience. Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York moderates this series and shares his pearls for treating the ocular surface.

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Genetic Testing in Optometry

by Derek Cunningham, OD, Leslie O'Dell, OD, Walter Whitley, OD

Derek Cunningham, OD, of Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, Texas, and Walter Whitley, OD, of Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, Virginia, discuss genetic testing in optometry. Leslie O'Dell, OD, of Wheatlyn EyeCare in Manchester, Pennsylvania, specifically addresses testing for Fabry Disease, which results from the buildup of globotriaosylceramide in the body's cells.