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Systemic Disease

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
September 7, 2020

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.
June 24, 2020

Retinopathy Progression Tied to Uptick in Cardiovascular Issues

Investigation found retinal-vascular pathology was associated with macrovascular disease.
June 19, 2020

Address Renal Failure Issues Before IOL Implantation

Monitoring RBC, hemoglobin, creatinine and urea levels could help predict post-op visual outcomes.
June 9, 2020

Pentosan Polysulfate Causes Macular Damage

Masked graders found its traits were unique from hereditary forms of maculopathy.
June 4, 2020

Refractive Surgery Safe for Some Autoimmune Patients

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus showed favorable outcomes.
May 28, 2020

Comorbid Cognitive and Visual Decline Requires Urgent Attention

Older adults with both conditions had more severe activity limitations.
May 28, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Uveitis Management

In light of the global pandemic, eyecare providers now have more to consider when caring for these patients.
May 27, 2020

Tacrolimus May Help With Scleritis

These topical drops had a positive effect on eyes unresponsive to topical steroids.
May 25, 2020

Hormonal Therapy Linked With Uveitis

Exposure increased the risk of this sight-threatening condition.
May 11, 2020