Diagnosis and treatment: Manage dry eye with these tips
Physicians explain how winter exacerbates symptoms of disease.
Glaucoma surgical device lowers IOP level
Minimally invasive, novel system achieves significant pressure level reductions.
Individualized patient care increases adherence to glaucoma therapy
Tailored approach can help physicians provide better outcomes for patients
Study: Atropine drops after glaucoma surgery may impair vision, prolong rehabilitation
Based on their findings, an international team of researchers is discouraging the application of atropine as a standard therapy for trabeculectomy surgery.
Glaucoma 360: Innovation taking center stage
All events in the 2023 annual gathering, scheduled for February 2 to 4 in downtown San Francisco, California, will take place at a new venue, The Westin St Francis San Francisco on Union Square.
Coherus BioSciences to acquire exclusive US commercial rights to Eylea biosimilar
Coherus plans to file a Biologics License Application for FYB203 later in 2023 in preparation for an anticipated 2025 launch.
Lysyl oxidase augmentation a treatment option for thin corneas
Study results show evidence for augmentation, offering hope to patients.
Study: More than a quarter of older Americans have visual impairment
According to researchers, factors that were associated with all type of visual impairment included older age, lower education level, and lower income were associated with all types of visual impairment.
Researchers find link between articles published before ophthalmology residency, future career path
A study was conducted with the goal of evaluating a correlation between the number of peer-reviewed publications published before a residency and the subsequent peer-reviewed publications or career choices of doctors who graduated from an Ophthalmology residency program.
Impact of biosimilar availability on the US ophthalmology markets
Continued education and financial incentives will become essential if biosimilars are to become a mainstay in ophthalmological markets, according to a recent report.
Study: Visual decreases within a day after uneventful phacoemulsification surgery
With the safety and efficacy of phacoemulsification having increased to the point that it is no longer standard practice to examine patients the day after surgery, clinicians may be unfamiliar with the potential causes of reduced vision when presented with a patient in the immediate postoperative period.
Identifying of herpesvirus DNA in corneal grafts
For ocular herpetic infection, topical antiviral medication alone is not sufficient. Investigators found that systemic antiherpetic treatment is needed to prevent recurrence and graft failure after PK.
Study: Exudative AMD characteristics unresponsive to loading doses of anti-VEGF therapy
The researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of patients with typical exudative AMD that had been treated with anti-VEGF therapy injections.
Study finds formulations of dexamethasone implant offers sustained visual improvement and decreased retinal thickening in CRVO and BRVO
Effect of dietary nitrate on AMD progression
Investigators conducted a cohort study to determine if there is a correlation between intake of nitrate and AMD progression based on previous suggestions that low nitrate levels in the diet may put patients at risk of AMD progression.
Study: Long-term metformin use not linked with AMD risk
The researchers reported that there was no significant difference in the AMD prevalence among the 3 study groups.
Eye care: In the eye of the beholder
Annual survey sheds light on removal of foldable IOLs
Survey participants were asked to enumerate the signs, symptoms, and complaints, the preoperative visual acuities; complications requiring removal or exchange; and secondary interventions.
VEGA-1 Trial: Focusing on presbyopia
Investigators test the efficacy of phentolamine alone and with low-dose pilocarpine.
Dermoscopy: Safe, reliable procedure for imaging ocular surface lesions
According to one surgeon, the technique may reduce the need for biopsies.
ICYMI: Smartphone-based fundus camera provides option for glaucoma screening
Automated AI tool offers offline capability and hope for patients.
Link between DME, different anti-VEGF therapies and renal function
In this preliminary study, researchers found that renal function might affect the response to IVBI treatment in patients with DME.
Heavy silicone oil: Safe, effective for persistent full-thickness macular holes
Heavy silicone oil tamponade in secondary surgery for persistent full-thickness macular holes is a safe and efficient surgical method. Best-corrected visual acuity and minimum linear diameter before surgery may be indicators for anatomical success.
Wilmer Eye Institute, Bascom Palmer take top honors in Ophthalmology Times' 2022 Best Programs Awards
Survey of academic chairs and residency directors recognizes centers of excellence in Best Clinical Care, Best Residency, Best Research, and Best Overall Programs.
The pros and cons of local resection of choroidal melanoma
Spanish investigators found that local resection may offer better visual results and eye sparing without compromising local tumor control and survival.
Thea receives FDA approval for preservative-free latanoprost for IOP reduction
The drug is expected to be available to eye care clinicians in the US during the second half of 2023.
Study: Researchers investigate gaps in health inequities in underserved areas
The investigators explained that deficient ophthalmologic care is costly to patients, making the identification of groups not receiving adequate care of vital importance
Gene therapy research highlights RPGR-associated X-linked RP
According to researcher, the treatment offers improved retinal sensitivity, visual function, and mobility.
Age and AMD go hand in hand
Ophthalmologist discusses the impact of getting older on patients diagnosed with the disease.
Ocular biomarkers for cognitive impairment
The ocular biomarkers studied showed poor to moderate accuracy for detecting the 2 disorders.
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