Corneal specialists Thomas Steinemann, MD, of MetroHealth Medical Center and Ann P. Murchison, MD, MPH, of the Wills Eye Hospital, share tales of Halloween costume contact lens horrors bound to keep ophthalmologists up at night.
Sustained-release dexamethasone intracanalicular insert provided effective inflammation prevention, compared with standard steroid therapy.
The study shows the therapy can have a clinically meaningful effect on outcomes, even for patients who have no radiographically significant decrease in tumor size.
Factors associated with increased ocriplasmin treatment response included younger age, female gender, and eyes with macular holes, a report shows.
A study suggests reading speed could be more indicative of retinal function than best-corrected visual acuity.
Patients with diabetes had an increased dementia risk if they also had diabetic retinopathy, compared with those without it.
Following scleral buckle, retinal detachments were reduced in patients who received cryopexy.
A study shows that trauma is four to five times more likely to induce an inflammatory spared eye injury than vitrectomy.
Choroidal vascularity index, and RNFL thickness in all quadrants except nasal were significantly reduced in study participants with migraine.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetes-related eye disease (DRED), and cataract are associated with an increased risk for incident dementia.
The research shows cataract removal had a temporary positive effect on CT, and no effect on FT.
The noninvasive imaging technology provides qualitative and quantitative data, a study shows.
Researchers identify associations between geographic atrophy growth rate and diuretic or cholesterol-lowering medications.
A study shows visual acuity 6 months after endophthalmitis following keratoprosthesis implantation correlates with pre-endophthalmitis acuity.
Even when eyes had overlapping retinal pathologies, the technology performed highly.
Although case reports show some deleterious changes, a causal relationship is not yet established.
The finding was seen in patients with pre-eclampsia and malignant hypertension.
A large study shows that years after surgery, the lenses did not lead to differences in macular disease rates.
The finding occurs more commonly with age, and is sometimes present without other disease indications.
Recurrence dropped dramatically from 115 per 100 patients each year to before the start of SB5 to 3 relapses per 100 patients each year with the treatment.