Clinical Diagnosis

Considering keratoconus-like changes after DMEK in Fuchs' dystrophy

A retrospective review was performed to describe changes in corneal thickness and to identify the incidence of posterior corneal changes characteristic of keratoconus, following DMEK surgery. Here’s what investigators found.

Optineurin: Defending against viral infections of the eye

Mutations in this glaucoma-associated gene may be commonly reported in many other neurodegenerative diseases.

Ophthalmology Foundation focuses on mission of vision

Organization looks to improve global eye care through ophthalmic education.

Considering double-organ bias in clinical trials of eyelid ptosis

September 01, 2021

Investigators searched PubMed over the past 2 decades for clinical trials on eyelid ptosis using the terms blepharoptosis or upper eyelid ptosis or eyelid ptosis” and the filters “randomized controlled trial (RCT), clinical trial, and humans.”

Donald Zack, MD, PhD, honored for vision research

August 10, 2021

The Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) and an anonymous donor have recognized Donald Zack, MD, PhD, for ground-breaking contributions to the field of vision research.