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Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes Ocular Surface Changes

These occur in both eyes despite the unilaterality of the condition, suggesting a bilateral mechanism, study says.
September 15, 2022

Visual Function Associated With Cognitive Decline, Study Suggests

However, the findings underscore a lack of evidence regarding a common contributory factor.
July 11, 2022

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increases RNFL Thinning, Cup-to-disc Ratio

Conversely, the disorder does not seem to affect corneal nerves.
July 7, 2022

Greater Risk of NAION Associated with High Altitudes

Exposed patients can exhibit a relatively progressive course of vision loss after initial onset and severe thinning of optic nerves on OCT.
July 1, 2022

RNFL Thickness Linked to Elderly Cognitive Performance

This marker may potentially detect impairment in this patient population.
June 24, 2022

Chromatic Pupilloperimetry, AI May Detect Patients with Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study found that dendrites of melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells may be affected at preclinical disease stages.
June 21, 2022

Pupil Responds Differently to Black vs. Colored Illusions

The former instinctually causes dilation, while the latter triggers constriction. The reaction is a defense mechanism, researchers say.
June 14, 2022

Morning Bright Light Therapy May Reduce TBI Symptoms

About 75% of veterans reported improvements in sleep-wake dysfunction in this preliminary study.
April 27, 2022

Dementia-Prone Allele Linked to Faster Neuroretinal Thinning

Higher rates were especially noticeable in individuals of suspect and early manifest glaucoma.
April 22, 2022

Tetracyclines May Predispose Patients to Pseudotumor Cerebri

Although a causative link remains elusive, the significant incidence rate demonstrates an association.
April 20, 2022