Sustained-release dexamethasone intracanalicular insert provided effective inflammation prevention, compared with standard steroid therapy.
Factors associated with increased ocriplasmin treatment response included younger age, female gender, and eyes with macular holes, a report shows.
Following scleral buckle, retinal detachments were reduced in patients who received cryopexy.
The finding was seen in patients with pre-eclampsia and malignant hypertension.
The postoperative complication was most frequently noted among patients with more advanced disease stages.
The OCT-A application may be the only imaging modality necessary before and after surgical repair.
Patients with uveitis of an infectious etiology also experienced more detachment.
Of those needing further surgery after retinal detachment repair, 51.5% returned to the operating room within 45 days, study says.
The retrospective study’s findings suggest that PR is an effective way to treat noncomplex retinal detachment from the office, not the operating room.
Potentially blinding secondary complication duration can average 17.7 months, the study shows.
Verteporfin dosage significantly affected choroidal blood flow after photodynamic therapy procedure, a report shows.
Preoperative vitreous hemorrhaging was also associated with unsuccessful surgeries.
Visual outcomes appeared more dramatic in the patients who also received scleral buckle.
The study also shows the minimum linear diameter and macular hole index on OCT can be used as markers for prognostic guidance.
Investigators continue to recommend regular fundus examinations.
Researchers offer a new way to help patients maintain correct head positioning after surgery.
Patients who underwent pneumatic retinopexy had less discontinuity of the ellipsoid zone and external limiting membrane.
Optometrists can manage some retinal conditions in their own offices, but others are urgent and will require a specialist referral.
Researchers found similar improvements in both macula-on and macula-off detachments.
In a secondary analysis of data from the EVICT study, conditions such as chorioretinal scarring, retinal detachment, and other posterior pathology were present in 19.2% of EVD survivors.