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Cataracts More Common When Diabetes Patients Have DR

Those with ocular manifestations of this multisystemic condition may face three times the risk, study shows.
October 14, 2021

Age, DR Severity Strong Indicators of Vision Loss

These are important factors when deciding the most suitable number of follow-up visits for these patients, research notes.
October 13, 2021

Diabetes Type, Duration Affect Corneal Endothelial Compromise

Both types of the condition resulted in cell loss and increased pachymetry, according to a recent literature study.
October 5, 2021

Dexamethasone Implant Safe, Effective in Treatment-naive DME Eyes

After 52 weeks, participants in this study experienced a significant improvement in BCVA and CRT with an average of just 2.4 injections throughout the year.
October 4, 2021

Outer Retinal Changes May Reflect Poor VA in DME

Early identification of these OCT biomarkers may help dictate therapy, investigators say.
September 28, 2021

Daily Fish Oil Consumption May Protect Against Diabetic Retinopathy

Dietary changes may help prevent development and progression of this condition, study finds.
September 17, 2021

Diabetic Cataract Patients May Benefit From the Laser

Because it uses less phaco energy than traditional surgery, FLACS may be a better option for this demographic, researchers suggest.
September 16, 2021

Delays in Anti-VEGF Treatment Could Cause Permanent Damage

Many patients missed injections throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in worse visual outcomes even after reinitiating therapy, researchers note.
August 13, 2021

Closely Monitor Cataract Patients with Early DME

Even low pre-op levels of macular edema are associated with disease progression and vision loss, study suggests.
August 9, 2021

Treatment Can Slow Progression of Severe NPDR

Randomized clinical trials show that PDR and CI-DME risk was reduced by more than 70% for patients receiving regular anti-VEGF injections.
August 9, 2021