Cornea

Study: Keratoconus patients experience challenges in getting timely corneal crosslinking that has led to permanent changes in their corneal structure

The study evaluates three separate cases, each which experiences irreversible changes in their corneal structure caused by challenges in getting timely treatment due to various reasons, including insurance, lost to follow up, and the coronavirus pandemic.

RNA-Seq analysis identifies cell subtypes to use as models for corneal wound healing

At ARVO 2022 in Denver, Colorado, Timothy Blenkinsop, MD, presented “3D Eye Organoids with Distinct Cornea.” His presentation outlined how these organoids have developed sophisticated cornea structures.

Use of CO-02 to stimulate the trigeminal nerve is a reasonable mechanism to help treat dry eyes

The study's primary endpoints were to look at increasing Schirmer's scores, as well as eye discomfort score.

Short period of intensive outdoor activity results in increased choroidal/central corneal thickness

May 01, 2022

In a poster presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s 2022 annual meeting in Denver, Mamoru Ogawa, MD, noted that investigators have found that the choroidal and central corneal thicknesses increased over a very short period of time following intensive outdoor activity.

Topical treatment improves corneal healing in pediatric patients with neurotrophic keratitis

April 23, 2022

In an e-poster presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s 2022 annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Abdelrahman M. Elhusseiny, MD, MSc, noted a research team found that cenegermin was effective for improving the corneal healing in these pediatric patients.