Retina

A ‘Smart’ Way to Get into Fundus Photography

Mobile phone–based imaging device is portable and affordable, manufacturer says.
01/23/2021

One Dose of Anti-VEGF May Help Resolve CNV

The majority of wet AMD patients also experienced substantial VA gains after a single injection, study finds.
01/21/2021

Larger Anti-VEGF Burden Tied to Cognitive Impairment

Patients who took more than 20 injections were more likely to experience a decline in brain function, study finds.
01/20/2021

Vitreomacular Traction Unaffected By Laser, Injections

While these interventions had no impact, a recent study identifies new biomarkers.
01/20/2021

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.
01/15/2021

Radial Deformation Sensitivity Predicts AMD Progression, Severity

Look out for abnormal pigmentation in the presence of large drusen, researchers caution.
01/13/2021

Lamellar Macular Holes Face Risk of Full-Thickness

Smaller tears were more likely to progress and have poorer surgical outcomes, especially in the presence of epiretinal proliferation, study finds.
01/12/2021

Cerebral Thrombosis Unlikely in Overweight Women With Papilledema

Certain venous testing may not be necessary in these younger patients, researchers report.
01/12/2021

Migraine Associated with Increased Risk of RAO

Patients who also suffered from visual aura had an even greater predisposition to the condition.
01/11/2021

Missed Visits During COVID Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Retinal disease patients who faced an interruption in their treatment were impacted the most.
01/08/2021

Upcoming Events

January 26, 2021

The Vitreous - A Personal, Scientific and Clinical Journey
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Leo P. Semes, OD
8:00pm EST 

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January 28, 2021

Ptosis or a Different Diagnosis: Asking the Right Questions Before Treatment
Speakers: Kelly A. Malloy, OD, FAAO, and Susan A. Resnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm EST

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March 19-20, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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