A genome-wide association study shows a link between the variants and ocular surface symptoms, but not signs.
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Researchers saw improvements in signs and symptoms starting in week 2, and continuing through week 16.
The study evaluated the refractive, visual, and aberrometric outcomes of the refractive procedures.
A preoperative protocol may limit complications of cataract surgery for patients with existing graft vs host disease.
The pain scale’s intensity at the forehead was significantly associated with DEQ-5 scores.
Researchers explored the link between short term ischemic events and presence of retinal microvascular change.
Researchers identify positive prognostic indicators following autologous retinal transplantation.
Of the assessed procedures, transconjunctival flaps were most often associated with the need for additional surgical interventions.
Researchers quantified rates of depressive symptoms in the short-term postoperative period using PHQ-8 scores at baseline and at follow-up intervals.
Formula may enable surgeons to predict the amount of ptosis correction needed in levator resection.
The review compared outcomes of Müller’s muscle conjunctival resection performed with vs without tarsectomy in the pediatric population.
The findings echo previously published studies indicating antibiotic prophylaxis does not decrease risk of developing postoperative SSIs in endo-DCR.
The study also shows no association between systemic intraoperative antibiotics and reduced complications.
Suture method also influenced the development of clinically significant eyelid edema.
A 20-year chart review finds no statistically significant difference in symptom relief after external and endoscopic DCR for RAI NLDO vs PANDO.
Length of stay was longer in septic CST cases but survival was not associated strongly with any of the variables assessed.
Overall findings suggested 26% of patients had complete or near-complete symptom improvement, 58% had partial improvement, and 16% did not improve.
An investigation advocates for using only 4 clinical signs as indicators of orbital imaging in children with periorbital swelling.
The research shows drastic and rapid improvement or, in some cases, complete resolution.
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