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Online Survey Yields RCE Patient Profile

Respondents—primarily Caucasian females—reported pain upon awakening, most often treated with hypertonic ointment. Debridement was somewhat uncommon.
May 13, 2022

Antibiotic Resistance Remains Prevalent in Ocular Staphylococcal Infections

Newest ARMOR study data helps inform clinicians when choosing a therapy to pursue in affected patients.
May 11, 2022

Study Identifies Treatment Alternatives for Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus

Cefazolin sodium and fusidic acid are reliable options for managing this condition in the ocular surface.
May 5, 2022

Silicon Nanoneedles May Help Treat Corneal Neovascularization

The novel drug delivery method involves a biodegradable lens with bevacizumab for sustained treatment of angiogenesis.
May 5, 2022

Inflammation-Fighting Ocular Bacteria May Aid HSK Treatment

The new approach involves delivery of immune-regulating cytokines via a genetically modified organism.
May 3, 2022

Topical Immunomodulator Approved for Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

The drop—Verkazia—suppresses the inflammatory reaction and is suitable for both children and adults, developers say.
May 2, 2022

Study Highlights Unique Impact of Hormones on Keratoconus

Corneal crosslinking was also shown to have an effect on DHEA sulfate, estrone and estriol levels.
May 2, 2022

Corneal Biomechanics Help Refine Genetic Testing for Keratoconus

Polygenic risk score models for this condition can be improved using resistance factor and central thickness.
April 29, 2022

Race Plays Role in CXL Failure Rate

Black keratoconus patients had thinner and steeper corneas upon presentation, which may be the result of a disparity in access to care.
April 28, 2022

Decentered Ortho-K Optics Give Results a Boost

Study finds corneal refractive power negatively associated with axial length growth.
April 26, 2022