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Cornea

Pseudoexfoliation Unrelated to AMD

Patients with this condition have thinner and flatter corneas, but it has no influence on macular characteristics.
September 26, 2022

Ortho-K Discomfort Typically Resolves Within a Year

These symptoms gradually improved with wear, study finds.
September 23, 2022

Google Searches for Eye Symptoms Correlate with Allergy Seasons

Spring was found to be the most popular month for online ocular queries.
September 19, 2022

Older DMEK Patients More Likely to Have Poorer Final VA

The procedure should be performed without delay when symptoms arise, study suggests.
August 30, 2022

Diagnostic Algorithm For Dry Eye Shows Impressive Performance

By evaluating seven important clinical parameters, the software-based system was able to achieve nearly 97% accuracy.
August 29, 2022

Quadrant-Specific Sclerals Preferred by Patients

Compared with spherical lenses, this option increased patient comfort in a small study.
August 24, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination, Corneal Graft Rejection Link Not Solid

Newer thinking pumps the brakes on worries about worse outcomes in surgical patients.
August 19, 2022

Topical rhNGF Well-tolerated in Stage I Neurotrophic Keratopathy

Recent findings also showed significantly increased BCVA, corneal fluorescein staining and corneal nerve density.
August 19, 2022

Birth Weight Positively Associated with Endothelial Cell Density

Central corneal thickness and sex also seemed to influence this corneal parameter in young children.
August 10, 2022

Racial, Geographic Disparities for Keratoplasties for Fuchs’ Determined

An analysis of Medicare beneficiaries revealed that non-Caucasian beneficiaries were more likely to receive PK.
August 5, 2022