A ‘Smart’ Way to Get into Fundus Photography

Mobile phone–based imaging device is portable and affordable, manufacturer says.

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.

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.

Vitreomacular Traction Unaffected By Laser, Injections

While these interventions had no impact, a recent study identifies new biomarkers.

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.

Radial Deformation Sensitivity Predicts AMD Progression, Severity

Look out for abnormal pigmentation in the presence of large drusen, researchers caution.

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.

Cerebral Thrombosis Unlikely in Overweight Women With Papilledema

Certain venous testing may not be necessary in these younger patients, researchers report.

Migraine Associated with Increased Risk of RAO

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

Missed Visits During COVID Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Retinal disease patients who faced an interruption in their treatment were impacted the most.

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