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Cornea

Belin ABCD Progression Display Better Evaluator of Keratoconus

Compared with conventional parameters, this newer metric was able to reveal a patient’s disease status more quickly and reliably, research shows.
October 20, 2021

Eye Drop Proves Useful as First-line Therapy for NK

Compared with amniotic membrane transplantation, cenegermin was associated with a higher degree of patient satisfaction, researchers find.
October 18, 2021

Algorithm Helps Differentiate Fungal, Bacterial Keratitis

The deep learning model may help provide effective detection and diagnosis in these patients, researchers suggest.
October 7, 2021

Difluprednate Effective in Anterior Scleritis Treatment

The majority of eyes treated with this medication had success with few side effects, research shows.
September 29, 2021

Clinical Guidelines Developed for NK Diagnosis, Management

An expert panel recently put together suggestions to help reverse the damage associated with this disease.
September 23, 2021

KC Grading System Helps Pinpoint Disease Stage

Early findings were more frequently detected in the posterior corneal curvature with ABCD classification, study finds.
September 23, 2021

Keratoconus Severity Has Minimal Effect on Endothelium

When comparing eyes across disease stages, a study found only small differences in many of the measured parameters.
September 21, 2021

Sclerals Temporarily Alter Corneal Topography in KCN

Six hours of lens wear can induce corneal changes and edema, which regress back to baseline by the next day, study finds.
September 14, 2021

New Telemed Acuity Test Nets Favorable Results

The outcomes of DigiVis virtual testing and in-office clinical screening were comparable, study finds.
September 13, 2021

Corneal Nerve Damage Triggers Changes in MMP-9 Expression

Researchers warn that MGD could accompany elevated levels of the protein in both eyes following cases of unilateral corneal erosion or neurotrophic keratitis.
September 10, 2021