Contribution of black-and-white filters for optimizing visualization during cataract surgeryJuly 27th 2022
While the surgeons reported that the BW filter provided higher contrast during nucleus and viscous removal and posterior capsular polishing, they subjectively reported no significant advantage of using a BW filter.
ASRS LIVE: Anatomic/functional outcomes of various surgical approaches for progressive RDs Secondary to retinoschisisJuly 16th 2022
Speaking at the American Society of Retina Specialists 2022 annual meeting at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, PhD, The Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Professor of Ophthalmology, chairman of ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, outlined his investigation of the anatomic and functional outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy, scleral buckle, or a combination of the 2, and suggested that the combination approach may need further consideration.
ASRS LIVE: TRUCKEE Study shows real-world safety and efficacy of faricimab for neovascular AMDJuly 16th 2022
Speaking at the American Society of Retina Specialists 2022 annual meeting in New York, Carl Danzig, MD, detailed how treatment with faricimab in patients with neovascular AMD resulted in improvements in visual acuity, central subfield thickness and pigment epithelial detachments.
ASRS LIVE: Tools developed to identify risk of vision loss to diabetic retinopathyJuly 15th 2022
During a presentation at the American Society of Retina Specialists 2022 annual meeting in New York, Bobeck S. Modjtahedi, MD, presented results of a study that examined the accuracy of tools for predicting the risk of vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy.
ASRS Live: Diabetic therapy metformin may have protective effect against AMDJuly 15th 2022
In a presentation at the American Society of Retina Specialists, Dimitra Skondra, MD, PhD, points out that the low-to-moderate doses of metformin carried the greatest potential benefit in a retrospective case-control study.
ASRS LIVE: Pearls for tackling pediatric retinal detachment surgery in USJuly 14th 2022
In a presentation at the American Society of Retina Specialists 2022 annual meeting at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD, detailed that primary scleral buckling achieved the best visual acuity, and pointed out that rhegmatogenous detachments increased with age.
Effect of drusen and atrophy in dry AMD on automated segmentation in OCT imagesMay 26th 2022
Alterations of the outer retinal layers from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can interfere with the automated segmentation of the individual retinal layer thicknesses when using macular optical coherence tomography (OCT).
Dry eye disease associated with Sjögren’s syndrome: Cost of treatment a factorMay 17th 2022
In a paper, investigators identified strategies used by patients to reduce the cost of therapy and its impact on adherence to treatment Patients may be reluctant to disclose challenges regarding adherence to dry eye disease therapy, as well as fears of worsening quality of life.
Corneal confocal microscopy: A valuable tool to assess effects of treatments on diabetic neuropathyMay 13th 2022
Investigators note that the capacity to visualize corneal nerves of the sub-basal plexus and stroma in real time and without requiring use of contrast agents allows for longitudinal studies that can track nerve density and arborization in the same subjects over time.