Anthony Aldave, MD, explains when cataract extraction should be done alone or with Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK).
The recent issuance of revised recommendations for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy screening from the American Academy of Ophthalmology will have substantial effects on practicing ophthalmologists.
Advances in ophthalmic surgery, especially vitreous suction-cutting devices, have made the treatment of congenital cataracts in the pediatric poulation easier and more effective.
A new premium daily disposable contact lens from Bausch + Lomb is made from a proprietary material that combines the features of conventional hydrogel and silicone hydrogel material.
The burden of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is great, and researchers are still working to find the most effective and safest treatments, said David Barañano, MD, PhD, at the 24th annual Current Concepts in Ophthalmology meeting.
Using interferon alpha-2b systemically for the treatment of refractory uveitic cystoid macular edema may be helpful in carefully selected patients.
Adoption of electronic health record technology has been slow, particularly among ophthalmologists.
Topical branded nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are safe to use in patients with evaporative dry eye syndrome and in those with meibomian gland dysfunction.
Tear osmolarity is well correlated to visual function, and may also be a key marker of dry eye disease
Cataract surgery can be beneficial in patients with low vision.