Study examines links between metabolic health, obesity and IOPMarch 14th 2023
While obesity has been associated with increased IOPs, the results to now have been inconclusive. Researchers investigated the IOP among groups with different combinations of obesity status and metabolic health status.
Botulinum toxin injections offer an alternative to extraocular muscle surgery for comitant esotropiaMarch 5th 2023
According to researchers, the treatment with botulinum toxin is safe, fast-acting, and improves both cosmetic appearance and quality of life, and could be considered as a choice for patients not opting for surgery.
Study: Fovea-involving half dose of PDT proves a safe, long-term treatment option for chronic CSCMarch 3rd 2023
According to researchers, patients with chronic CSC treated with 1 fovea-involving, half-dose PTD application had a significant improvement in structure and function at the final follow-up and foveal atrophy did not develop in any patients.
Incision Enlargement with Injection of IOLs during Cataract Surgery: Size Does MatterFebruary 27th 2023
The study compared 126 IOL injectors of 13 IOL injector systems regarding the manufacturers’ recommended preoperative incision sizes to evaluate the intraoperative incision enlargement and postoperative incision sizes.
APAO 2023: Keralink trial: Efficacy and safety of corneal cross-linking for children with KeratoconusFebruary 25th 2023
The Keralink Trial was the first randomized clinical trial that tested the hypothesis that corneal cross-linking (CXL) might decrease keratoconus progression in children compared with the use of spectacles or contact lenses.
APAO 2023: Tenaya and Lucerne studies 1 year results: A closer look at anatomic outcomes In matched comparisonFebruary 23rd 2023
Analysis of data from the pooled Tenaya and Lucerne studies showed the faricimab achieved greater anatomic improvements compared to aflibercept during the matched-dosing period.
EnVision Summit 2023: Baseline dry eye status may dictate choice between LASIK and PRKFebruary 20th 2023
In a presentation at the EnVision Summit 2023 in Puerto Rico, Sumayya Ahmad, MD, pointed out that for patients with lower Schirmer’s scores and corneal staining, PRK may be a good choice. If the dry eye can be treated preoperatively and the eye has no staining, surgeons can consider LASIK.
EnVision Summit 2023: The challenges of tube shunts for glaucoma in pediatric eyesFebruary 17th 2023
During a presentation at the EnVision Summit Ophthalmology 2023 at El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico, Elena Bitrian, MD, outlines the challenges that surgeons are confronted with surgically in pediatric eyes, including the limited working space and palpebral fissure, axial length, and avoidance of the thin sclera and shallow scleral pass.