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OCT, Gonioscopy Don’t Agree in Angle Closure

The tools provide varying anterior chamber depth and lens vault.
September 20, 2019 •  Diagnostics, News

Multicolor Imaging Capable of Identifying CSCR

It matched or beat other modalities on most clinical measures in a recent study.
September 20, 2019 •  Diagnostics, Retina, News

Gland Quirks Threaten Ocular Surface Health

MG irregularity linked to dropout areas, OSDI and TBUT.
September 20, 2019 •  Dry Eye, News

Nepafenac Improves Dilation in Diabetes Patients

Combination therapy with cyclopentolate can be useful for routine exams and pre-surgery.
September 19, 2019 •  Diabetes, Cataract Surgery, News

DREAM Study Update Bolsters Initial Findings

At one year, patients who stopped taking fish oil had similar OSDI scores as those who continued the regimen.
September 19, 2019 •  Dry Eye, News

Double Up on CXL to Stop Keratoconus

A second procedure may help stabilize the condition when the first one fails.
September 19, 2019 •  Cornea, News

New OCT is as Easy as 1-2-3

Three mouse clicks is all it takes to get high-quality, reproducible scans, Canon says.
September 18, 2019 •  Products, Diagnostics, News

Central Serous Patients Vulnerable to Retinal Detachment

Multimodal imaging—OCT, FAF and ICGA—can identify those at risk.
September 18, 2019 •  Retina, Diagnostics, News

Wheat Germ Dye May Detect Dry Eye

Study found contact lens wear impacted mucin density on the ocular surface.
September 18, 2019 •  Contact Lenses, Dry Eye, News

Faster VF Testing Causes More False Positives

Clinicians should take it slow to ensure better reliability.
September 18, 2019 •  Diagnostics, Glaucoma, News

Lens Case Care is Key For Ortho-K Upkeep

Using cylindrical cases, replaced monthly, significantly reduces risk of contamination.
September 17, 2019 •  Contact Lenses, News

Reduced Outflow Governs Uveitic Glaucoma

Consider medication washout before treating these patients, study advises.
September 17, 2019 •  Glaucoma, Systemic Disease, News

Antigen Distribution Reflects DED Heterogeneity

HLA-DR may not be the best biomarker for evaluating dry eye.
September 17, 2019 •  Dry Eye, News

Poor Signal Strength Lowers Reliability of OCT Scans

Particularly in the case of severe glaucoma, adjusting the imaging devices incorrectly can create artifacts.
September 16, 2019 •  Diagnostics, Glaucoma, News

VR Headset May Protect the Ocular Surface

Compared with a traditional computer display, the headgear provided improvements in dry eye parameters.
September 16, 2019 •  Dry Eye, Technology, News

Peters’ Anomaly Eyes Steadily Decline Over Time

Kids with this rare condition had suboptimal outcomes with penetrating keratoplasty and required multiple surgeries for secondary glaucoma.
September 16, 2019 •  Cornea, Glaucoma, Pediatrics, News

ICU Patients’ Eyes at Risk

Enforcing new protocols would ward off exposure-related complications and subsequent ocular morbidity.
September 13, 2019 •  Complications, News

AI Does Double Duty in Cataract Detection

The new technology achieved an almost perfect score in diagnosing cataracts.
September 13, 2019 •  Diagnostics, Technology, News

Keep Imaging Tool Consistent in Diabetes Monitoring

SD-OCT and SS-OCT each have a purpose for these patients.
September 13, 2019 •  Diabetes, Diagnostics, News

Endophthalmitis Rare Post-cataract Surgery

Younger age, combined surgeries and anterior vitrectomy were all risk factors.
September 12, 2019 •  Cataract Surgery, News

Smartphones Cause Brief Pressure Spikes

Surgical patients had fewer IOP increases those treated medically, study says.
September 12, 2019 •  Glaucoma, News, Technology

Gene Therapy Benefits Patients with Retinal Disorder

Currently, no approved treatment for choroideremia exists.
September 12, 2019 •  Retina, News

Deep Learning Can Diagnose Angle Closure

Machines have developed the ability to recognize disease based on OCT images.
September 11, 2019 •  Glaucoma, Technology, News

Oral Prednisone Causes IOP Spikes in Kids

This treatment for autoimmune hepatitis increased pressure for 60% of children.
September 11, 2019 •  Pharmaceuticals, News, Pediatrics, Systemic Disease

Smart Cane Increases Independence for Visually Impaired

Bluetooth device can attach to cane, detect obstacles and perform navigation.
September 11, 2019 •  Technology, Vision, News

Adjust Your OCT Measures with Optic Neuropathies

The disc-foveal angle affects RNFL thickness measures in superior oblique palsy and large amounts of torsion.
September 10, 2019 •  Retina, Diagnostics, Neuro, News

Anti-VEGF Outcomes Superior to Lasers in ROP

Children with the retinal disorder may be better off avoiding the non-invasive option.
September 10, 2019 •  Retina, News, Pediatrics

Beat Post-trauma Glaucoma with Steroids

New insights into the inflammatory pathway suggest a change in corneal trauma triage.
September 10, 2019 •  Glaucoma, Retina, Cornea, News

LASIK Double-edged for Dry Eye Outcomes

Among other refractive surgeries, it reduces TBUT significantly but also tear production.
September 9, 2019 •  Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Dry Eye, News

Tele-retina Services Save Money

This program optimizes diabetic retinopathy screening for those most in need.
September 9, 2019 •  Diabetes, Retina, Technology, News

Researchers Narrow Post-CXL Healing Regimen

Study helps specify best course to follow the novel treatment.
September 9, 2019 •  Cornea, News

Advanced OCT and Photography in One

New Topcon device adds angiography and upgraded software.
September 6, 2019 •  Products, Diagnostics, News, Retina

New Retinal Camera is Delegation-ready

You can help catch disease earlier with routine screenings, manufacturer says.
September 6, 2019 •  Products, News, Retina

Two New Lens Edgers Expand Options

Low- and mid-range price points seek to encourage in-office spectacle finishing.
September 6, 2019 •  Products, News, Ophthalmic Lenses & Dispensary

Iris Implants Pose Ocular Health Risks

Study found more than 90% of eyes had at least one complication.
September 6, 2019 •  Therapeutics, News, Surgery

A POEM Captures Glaucoma Patient Mood

This questionnaire can help enhance the quality of glaucoma care.
September 6, 2019 •  Glaucoma, News

Researchers Find New Diagnostic Clues in Tears

Substance P may operate as a potential biomarker in diabetes.
September 6, 2019 •  Diabetes, Neuro, News

Education, Alcohol Linked to Retinal Thickness

Ganglion cell–inner plexiform layer thickness most associated with lifestyle choices.
September 5, 2019 •  Retina, News

Think SMILE for High Myopes

Small-incision surgery had better visual outcomes and stability than FS-LASIK.
September 5, 2019 •  myopia, Cataract and Refractive Surgery, News

Teen Goes Blind From Poor Diet

Eating foods lacking B vitamins led to nutritional optic neuropathy.
September 5, 2019 •  Pediatrics, Vision, Neuro, News

DR Info Lacking on the Web

Common medical websites are failing patients looking for information on the disease.
September 4, 2019 •  Diabetes, News

AI Helps Diagnose Optic Neuropathies

Machine learning coupled with traditional imaging helps pinpoint pseudopapilledema.
September 4, 2019 •  Neuro-ophthalmic Disorders, News

Prostheses Can Worsen MG Dysfunction

The ocular system can continue to experience dryness, even after evisceration or enucleation.
September 4, 2019 •  Dry Eye, News

Kids with Diabetes Have Thicker Choroids

Serum cholesterol concentration and family history of hypertension are influencing factors.
September 3, 2019 •  Diabetes

Choroidal Changes Correlate with DR Severity

Thinner vessels may be an early signifier of diabetic retinopathy.
September 3, 2019 •  Diabetes, Diagnostics, Retina

Light Adjustable Lenses Going Strong Long-term

The moldable devices can help people stay out of glasses, even after years of use.
September 3, 2019 •  Cataract Surgery

GC-IPL Thinning Linked to Myopia, Aging

This fragile neuroretinal structure changes over time, but even more so for those with near vision issues, a report shows.
September 2, 2019 •  Diagnostics, Retina, Technology

Trehalose Reduces Inflammatory Markers

Topically administering it improves signs and symptoms of dry eye.
September 2, 2019 •  Dry Eye, Pharmaceuticals

Shorter OSDI Still Clinically Sound

It saves time and did not significantly change outcomes.
September 2, 2019 •  Diagnostics, Dry Eye

At-home Amblyopia Treatment

Making VT fun keeps kids engaged in the training, says the company.
August 30, 2019 •  Products, Vision Therapy