Retina Reflects Treatment Effectiveness in Psychiatric Disorders

Antipsychotic drugs acted as negative predictors of thickness in certain optic nerve regions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers show.

Diabetes Management Fails to Meet Clinical Guidelines

Increased screening and shorter intervals between appointments are necessary to uphold standards, study finds.

Chinese Patients Exhibit Unique Classifications of Diabetes

Uric acid and inheritance-related causes of the condition may be more unique to this population, research suggests.

DR Severity Increases Risk of Death

Patients with elevated stages of NPDR or PDR were more prone to strokes and heart problems.

OCT-A Superior to Other Imaging Modalities in DR

Vessel density served as a strong biomarker in earlier detection, study finds.

Anti-VEGF Offers Lasting VA Gains in DME

These patients also experienced improved retinal thickness and reduced treatment burden.

Advanced DR Increases Risk of Progression

Patients with moderate to severe non-proliferative disease may also develop DME.

DR Staging System Outdated, Experts Say

The original severity scale does not reflect the advancements in knowledge and technology we’ve experienced over the past few decades.

Ocular Biomarker Elevated in Diabetes and Hypertension

A vasoconstrictor linked to small pupil pathophysiology may also play a role in systemic disease.

Lesion Locations Tied to DR Severity

Central retinal vessel density was linked to disease severity in eyes without—but not with—peripheral lesions.

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