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Cornea

One in 10 Keratoconic Kids Progress After CXL

Experts argue for treatment as early as possible to encourage the best outcomes.
August 3, 2021

Long COVID Patients Can Show Corneal Changes

Nerve fiber loss and dendritic cell increases were found in 55% of people who experienced neurological symptoms at four weeks post-infection.
August 3, 2021

Most Informative Keratoconus YouTube Videos Least Popular

Conversely, frequently viewed content often missed the mark—even some posted by doctors.
July 29, 2021

Keratoconus Cases Underestimated in US

Males and those living in Western and Southern states appear to be more significantly affected, researchers suggest.
July 12, 2021

Initial Signs of Keratoconus Present First on Back Surface

Stiffer corneas and less change in front surface curvature are two parameters to watch for.
July 7, 2021

ICRS Offer Visual Improvements in Keratoconus

Implantation achieved stable results through a five-year follow-up, study found.
July 2, 2021

Serratia Keratitis Vectors Identified

Most cases arise from contact lens wear, corneal disease and surgery. Poor outcomes were due to older age, infiltrate size, worse initial visual acuity and history of glaucoma.
July 2, 2021

Eye Rubbing Plays Leading Role in Keratoconus

Researchers suggest genetics take a backseat as the main cause of KC.
July 1, 2021

OCT Epithelial Thickness Maps Improve Keratoconus Screening

This method had excellent sensitivity outcomes in detection of manifest and subclinical forms of the condition, study finds.
June 30, 2021

OCT Epithelial Mapping Highly Effective in Diagnosing DED

Study shows considerable difference in thickness between affected and unaffected patients, which could be used to diagnose DED.
June 11, 2021