WELCOME TO NANOS SPOTLIGHT - SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
NANOS Spotlight is a Society Newsletter that keeps NANOS members informed of what's going on in the Society, highlights member achievements, celebrates member successes and Society accomplishments, features NANOS volunteers and member resources, and much more. Enjoy our May 2023 issue and click here to check out our past issues.
NEW PODCAST: OUT OF THE BLINDSPOT
Hosted by Dr. Ore-ofe Adesina, Out of the Blindspot is the podcast about all things Neuro-ophthalmology. Two episodes now available here.
In episode 2, 'The Pipeline', Dr. Ore-Ofe Adesina is joined by Drs. Courtney Francis and Aimee Szewka, the co-chairs of the NANOS Pipeline committee. Click here to listen.
NEW! FREE CME: Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Optimizing Clinical Decision-Making in a Rapidly Evolving Therapeutic Landscape
Drs. Benjamin M. Greenberg, Patricia K. Coyle, and Megan R. Weigel review hot topics in NMOSD management and discuss clinical cases that address important diagnostic and treatment challenges.
Click here to start activity and earn 0.75 CME credit.
NEW! NANOS COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS
Did you know that NANOS has 40+ committees and taskforces?
This May: Learn about Strategic Planning, Nominating, New Knowledge in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Publications, Bylaws and Ethics Committees!
Please click here to view all 2023 NANOS Committee Highlights.
NEW! WIN BOOK CLUB SUMMARY
Didn't have a chance to attend the WIN Book club this April? Drs. Sangeeta Khanna and Barbara Yates have a summary for you.
Click here to view the summary and stay tuned for details about the next WIN Book Club gathering.
NEW! FEATURED JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Neuro-Ophthalmologist at University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY | Learn More
Neuro-Ophthalmology Physician - SF Bay Area | Palo Alto, CA | Learn More
Neuro-Ophthalmologist at Hartford HealthCare | Hartford, CT | Learn More
REMINDER! NANOS CAREER CENTER
MEMBER BENEFITS IN ACTION: Post Today - Free Job Postings on the NANOS Career Center!
The NANOS Career Center provides resources for employers and job seekers alike! Free job postings and discounted job marketing options are available for NANOS members. Click below to get started.
NEW KNOWLEDGE IN NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
JOURNAL OF NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY (JNO)
Read the March 2023 issue of JNO by logging into your JNO account or visit the member-only page on the NANOS website to access the journal.
NEW! OTHER READS
Topiramate is effective in oscillopsia and acquired pendular nystagmus from multiple sclerosis. – Read Article
A systematic review of 1264 participants found that the icepack test had a sensitivity of 73%-100% and a specificity of over 95% in evaluation of possible MG with ocular features. – Read Article
A team including NANOS members Warren Felton III and Scott Haines found no intracranial structural differences in IIH patients with and without pulsatile tinnitus. They suggest that pulsatile tinnitus may arise from systemic and not local factors such as transverse sinus stenosis or arachnoid granulations. – Read Article
The effect of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist exenatide on IIH was confirmed by a randomized clinical trial in the UK. At 12 weeks, the intracranial pressure was lowered by 5.6 ± 3.0 cmCSF. – Read Article
A retrospective study was conducted in Atlanta and New York to evaluate the race distribution in NAION. The results showed that 80-90% of NAION patients are White, followed by Black and Asian. – Read Article
#NANOS2023 ON-DEMAND CONTENT AVAILABLE
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER!
Didn't have a chance to catch your favorite session at the NANOS 49th Annual Meeting in Orlando? We have you covered. On-Demand content is available from the comfort of your home or office till August 31, 2023. Register now and earn up to 28.25 CME credits.
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FREE! ENDURING CONTENT BY VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Management Updates and Challenging Clinical Cases (Day 4): A slides/audio enduring webcast derived from the hybrid lunch symposium that took place on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 is published on the NeuroCME website. To view online and earn CME credit, please click here.
Thyroid Eye Disease: Hiding in Plain Sight? (Day 5): The recording of the live lunch symposium that took place on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, can be accessed here. CME credit is not available for this archive; however, activities available for CME credit on this same topic can be found on the HealioCME website. https://cme.healio.com/
REMINDER! CPNO WEBSITE AVAILABLE
The CPNO (Consortium for Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmologists), which is a subset of NANOS members, has created a website for members and patients interested in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology.
REMINDER! NANOS COMMUNICATION UPDATE
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REMINDER! UPDATED SPANISH PATIENT BROCHURES
The Patient Information & International Relations Committees are proud to announce that the Spanish translations of our Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions patient brochures have been updated! These are great resources for all Spanish speaking patients and can be viewed or downloaded here. Stay tuned for updates in our English patient brochures!
A special thank-you to Drs. Laura Bonelli and Mario Pérez for their work in translating these brochures.
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